Deduru Oya

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Deduru Oya
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Aerial view of the mouth of Deduru River, Chilaw.
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Physical characteristics
Source 
  location Kurunegala District
Mouth  
  location
Chilaw
  coordinates
07°36′50″N79°48′12″E / 7.61389°N 79.80333°E / 7.61389; 79.80333 Coordinates: 07°36′50″N79°48′12″E / 7.61389°N 79.80333°E / 7.61389; 79.80333
  elevation
Sea level
Length142 km (88 mi)
Basin size2,620 km2 (1,010 sq mi)

The Deduru Oya is the sixth-longest river of Sri Lanka. It measures approximately 142 km (88 mi) in length. It runs across four provinces and five districts.

Tributaries

Its catchment area receives approximately 4,313 million cubic metres of rain per year, and approximately 27 percent of the water reaches the sea. It has a catchment area of 2,620 square kilometres. [1]

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References

  1. "Sri Lanka: Rivers". FAO. Retrieved 16 June 2019.