Karnaphuli, the largest and most important river in Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts, is a 667 metres (2,188 ft)-wide river in the south-eastern part of Bangladesh. Originating from the Lushai hills in Mizoram, it flows 270 km southwest through Chittagong Hill Tracts and Chittagong into the Bay of Bengal.
Source of Origin : Lushai Hills, Mizoram
Drainage Area : Mizoram, Bangladesh
Length : 270 km
End : Bay of Bengal
Dams : Kaptai Dam (1962)
Power-plant : Kaptai Hydo-power station, the only hydro-electric power plant in Bangladesh, was constructed at Kaptai in 1962. It produces 230 Megawatts of electricity.
Important Sea-port : Chittagong sea-port, the main port of Bangladesh, is on the mouth of this river.