Hirakud dam ( ହୀରାକୁଦ ବନ୍ଧ ) – world’s longest dam

Hirakud Dam (ହୀରାକୁଦ ବନ୍ଧ) is built across the Mahanadi River, about 15 km from Sambalpur in the state of Odisha in India. Behind the dam extends a lake, Hirakud Reservoir, 55 km long. It is one of the first major multipurpose river valley projects started after India’s independence. [sambalpur,odisha]

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