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Vaan River

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Vaan River

The Vaan River is a river of central India. It is tributary of Purna River, which is major tributary of Tapti River.


It rises in the Gawilgarh hills of eastern Satpura Range in Amravati District of Maharashtra state, and flows southward, draining Amravati, Akola and Buldhana region before emptying into the Purna River in Buldhana District of Maharashta.

The watershed lies mostly in these three districts of Maharashtra state.

It originates in Amravati District of Maharashtra and flows through Akola, and Buldhana districts.

The following villages are located on the banks of Vaan rivers Wari Bhairaogad, Warkhed, Sagoda, Danapur, Wadgaon Pr Adgaon, Kolad, Kated, Kakanwada Bk, Kakanwada Kh, Wankhed, Paturda.

There is a dam on the river Wan Dam at Wari in Akola.

The two maharashtra state highways MH SH 194 cross the river at Warkhed village and MH SH 195 between Kakanwada Bk and Kakanwada Kh village


It is also spelled as Wan or VanRiver. Also known as Waanganga .

There are many places named after the Vaan river. Some of them are:

  • Wan Road Railway Station (Station Code: WND) on Akola - Khandwa route of South Central Railway.
  • Wan Dam at Wari in Akola

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