Bhakra Dam could be a concrete gravity dam on the Sutlej stream in Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh in northern Bharat. The dam forms the Gobind Sagar reservoir. The dam, situated at a gorge close to the (now submerged) upstream Bhakra village in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh of height 226 m. The length of the dam (measured from the road on top of it) is 518.25 m and also the dimension is nine.1 m. Its reservoir called "Gobind Sagar" stores up to nine.34 billion boxy metres of water. The ninety metric linear unit long reservoir created by the Bhakra Dam is contact a locality of 168.35 km2. In terms of amount of water, it's the third largest reservoir in Bharat, the primary being in Madhya Pradesh with capability of twelve.22 billion Cu m and second Nagarjunasagar Dam. represented as "New Temple of Resurgent India" by Jawaharlal Nehru, the primary prime minister of Bharat, the dam attracts tourists from everywhere Bharat. Bhakra dam is fifteen metric linear unit from Nangal town and twenty metric linear unit from Naina Devi city. Nangal Dam is another dam downstream of Bhakra Dam. However, typically each the dams along ar known as Bhakra-Nangal Dam tho' they're 2 separate dams.