Arun River

Coordinates: 26°54′47″N 87°09′25″E / 26.91306°N 87.15694°E / 26.91306; 87.15694
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Bum-chu  (Chinese)
View of Arun River from Leguwa VDC of Nepal.
Arun River is located in Nepal
Arun River
Location of mouth in Nepal
CountryNepal, China
Physical characteristics
 - locationTibet
MouthConfluence with Sun Kosi and Tamur River to form Sapta Kosi
 - locationTribenighat, Nepal
 - coordinates26°54′47″N 87°09′25″E / 26.91306°N 87.15694°E / 26.91306; 87.15694
 - locationKosi river
Basin features
 - leftYeru Tsanpo, Trakar-chu
 - rightBarun River

The Arun River (Nepali: अरुण नदी) is a river that flows from Tibet to Nepal. It is a part of Koshi River which flows into India. It is known as Phung Chu or Bum-chu at Tibet, from where it starts. Around 37 percent of the total water of Koshi River comes from this river.[1][2]

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