Kunihar River

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Author:Laxman Burdak, IFS (Retd.)

Indus River and its tributaries

Kunihar is a valley and River situated between the mountains in the Solan district, which is also known as "Hatkot" and "Choti Vilayat."

Origin of name

Alexander Cunningham[1] writes that The name of Kophes (Kabul) is as old as the time of the Vedas, in which the Kubha river is mentioned as an affluent of the Indus. The Kunar River, the Kurram River, and the Gomal rivers to the west, and the Kunihar River to the east of the Indus, all of which are derived from the Scythian ku, " water."


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