Bhakra Dam is a concrete gravity dam across the Sutlej River and is in Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh in northern India. The dam located at a gorge near the Bhakra village in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh. The length of Bhakra Dam is 518.25 m and it is 9.1 m broad. The 90 km long reservoir created by the Bhakra Dam is spread over an area of 168.35 km2. In terms of storage of water, it withholds the third largest reservoir in India.