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Dumboor Lake, Tripura
Dumboor Lake is situated in Tripura. It is mainly known for its scenic beauty and a number of islands which are located on this lake. Situated at a distance of 110 kms from the city of Agartala this place is often visited by the tourists of Tripura.
 
 Dumboor Lake, TripuraDumboor Lake is situated amidst picturesque hills covered with natural vegetation. It covers an area of 41 sq km of water surface and possesses nearly 48 islands. This place is included among the major hydel projects of Tripura. With its enriched ecology this place often attracts the migratory birds that fly over this region. Along with migratory birds the place has a rich water reservoir which has wide collection of fishes breeding in the natural environment of the lake.

Besides its scenic beauty this place is also known for the Hydel project which gets water from River Gomati located near Dumboor Lake. Alng with this the place is also known for the famous `Poush Sankranti Mela` which is celebrated on the 14th January of every year. River Gomati is then joined by River Raima and River Sarma which raise the volume of the river making it more beneficial for the Hydel project. The place is well connected with roadways and rilaways. These connect the place with Agartala and Kumarghat which provide access to the nearest railway station and airport of Tripura.

Thus Dumboor Lake is not only an important tourist spot but also it is used for the Hydel project of the state.

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(Last Updated on : 04/07/2013)
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