Nandalar River

Nandalar நண்டலாறு is a river flowing between Tiruvarur district and Nagappattinam districtof the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It act as a border line for Thiruvarur and Nagappattinam Districts.


Nandalaru => Nandu(Crab)+Kal(Rock)+Aaru Crab's Fossil in Rock found in this river. So this river got the name as Nandalaru.


Nandalar is a branch of River Cauvery.Nandalar river split from Cauvery near Kumbakonam and it flown through Kumbakonam, Komal, Avazhikkarai, Nallaathur. It drained in Bay of Bengal between Chandrapadi and Tharangambadi



  1. "The district at a glance: Irrigation". Tiruvarur District. The District Collector, Thiruvarur District. Retrieved 7 January 2013.

See also

List of rivers of Tamil Nadu

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