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The Kunhar River (Urdu: دریائے کنہار‎, also known as Nain-Sukh "eye's repose") is 166 kilometres (103 mi) long river, located primarily in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, northern Pakistan. It is in the Indus River watershed basin.

Kunhar
River
River Kunhar KPK.jpg
The river in northern Pakistan
Country Pakistan
province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
District Mansehra District
Source Lulusar lake
 - elevation 3,950 m (12,959 ft)
Mouth Jhelum River
 - location Muzaffarabad
Length 166 km (103 mi)
Kunhar River in the Kaghan Valley, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.

Origin and routeEdit

 
The view of River Kunhar flowing from Tehsil Balakot, District Mansehra during winters.

The river originates from Lulusar Lake, nearly 48 kilometres (30 mi) upstream from Naran Valley. Waters of Dudipat and Saiful Muluk Lakes feed the river besides glacial waters from Malka Parbat and other high peaks in the valley.[citation needed] The Kunhar river flows through the entire Kaghan valley, Jalkhand, Kaghan, Balakot, Garhi Habibullah and Dalola.[citation needed] The River joins with Jhelum River at confluence just outside Muzaffarabad, in the Azad Jammu and Kashmir province, Pakistan.

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Coordinates: 34°17′N 73°29′E / 34.283°N 73.483°E / 34.283; 73.483