The gogra skirts the district for 114 m.; and the Rapti, with its branch the Bhalka, drains the high grounds.
The point of junction with both the Gumti and the gogra has more or less pretension to sanctity.
The river Sarda or gogra forms the eastern boundary of the district and is the principal stream.
The principal rivers are the gogra, forming the northern boundary, and the Gumti, flowing through the middle of the district.
The camping-ground, which has fairly good pasturage, is 81 called gogra.
A railway from Gorakhpur to Gonda runs through the district, and the river gogra is navigable.