Visit A view of Rawal Dam From Rawalpindi

Rawal Lake in Pakistan is an artificial reservoir that provides the water needs for the cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Korang River along with some other small streams coming from Margalla Hills have been set to form this artificial lake which covers an area of 8.8 km². Korang River is the outlet stream of Rawal Dam. Rawal Lake is located within an isolated section of the Village Malpur, Bani Gala and Margalla Hills National Park


There are 15 fish species belonging to 11 genera that present in Rawal Lake. The fish species in Rawal lake and its tributaries include: Doula (Channa channa), Rahu (Labeorohita), Thaila (Catla catla), Mori(Cirrhinus mrigala), Carp fish (Cyprinus carpio)and Talapia(Tilapia mossambica).

Features of Rawal Lake dam

  • Type of dam: partly arched gravity dam (stone masonry)
  • Crest level: 1,742 ft (531 m)
  • Crest length: 700 ft (210 m)
  • Maximum height: 133.5 ft (40.7 m)

Located at: A view of Rawal Dam, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
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