Gomoti River at Comilla
Gomoti river at Comilla
Gomti River coming from Domur in the north eastern hilly region of Tripora state of India. From its source it flows about 155 km along a meandering course through the hills, turns west and enters Bangladesh near Catak Bazar (Comilla Sadar). Then it takes a meandering course again and passes through the north side of Comilla town and east of mainamati. On the north Burichang upazila, it cuts through Debidwar upazila and reaches Companiganj Bazar. The distance from Companiganj Bazar to Mainamati is about 63 km. From Companiganj it turns west and finally falls into the meghna at Shapta in Daudkandi upazila. The segment between Daudkandi and Companiganj is about 51 km long. The Gomti is about 137 km long within Bangladesh. The dakatia is one of the important tributaries of the Gomti and the Buri river is its distributary.
16th century bridge over river Gomti in Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
bridge over Gomti river, Jaunpur.
The river is not navigable by large boats. Some important places on its banks are Comilla, Mainamati, Companiganj Burichang, Muradnagar and Daudkandi. The Gomti is influenced by tides up to Daudkandi, but upstream it is free from tidal effects.