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Koyna Dam

Koyna Dam, one of the largest dams of Maharashtra, is a popular picnic spot on the Koyna river. It is 98 km from Satara and 20 km from Patan. Constructed in 1963, the dam has a capacity of 100 TMC. There is a hydroelectric project with a capacity of 1,920 MW. The water stored at the dam is mainly used for power generation apart from irrigation. Nehru garden near the dam is another tourist attraction.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Satara


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