Kallanai

Local nameKallanai
LocationTamil Nadu, India

Kallanai is an ancient dam, which is built across the Kaveri river in Thogur - Koviladi village, Budalur Taluk in Thanjavur District in the state of Tamil Nadu in India. Located at a distance of 15 km from Tiruchirappalli, the dam was originally constructed by the Chola king Karikalan in c. 100 BC – c. 100 AD. It is located on Kaveri river approximately 20 KM from Trichy city, the dam comes under Thanjavur district. It is the fourth-oldest water-diversion or water-regulator structures in the world and the oldest in India which is still in use.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kallanai_Dam

Address India

Coordinates 10°49'48.543" N 78°49'6.244" E

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