The Baitarani River or River Vaitarani (Oriya: ବୈତରଣୀ ନଦୀ, Devanagari:वैतरणी नदी) is one of six major rivers of Odisha, India. Venerated in popular epics and legends, the Baitarani River is a source of water for agricultural irrigation. Most of the potentially arable land in the area is not under cultivation. The coastal plain of Odisha has the name of "Hexadeltaic region" or the "Gift of Six Rivers". These deltas divide the coastal plain into three regions from north to south. The Baitarani, the Mahanadi and the Brahmani rivers form the Middle Coastal Plain, with evidence of past 'back bays' and present lakes.
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... Sitabinji It is situated on the river Sita ... The area drains into river Baitarani through Machhakandana Nala Jhadeshwar Temple It is famous for an old temple of Lord Shiva on the bank of River ... Deogaon (Kushaleswar) On the River Kusei near Anandapur ...
... The district Jajpur is the gift of river Vaitarani ... early civilization on the bank of this river ...
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