Kaptai Lake is a man
made lake in south-eastern Bangladesh. It is located in the Kaptai Upazila
under Rangamati District of Chittagong Division. The lake was created as a
result of building the Kaptai Dam on the Karnaphuli River, as
part of the Karnaphuli Hydro-electric project. The Kaptai Lake's average depth
is 100 feet (30 m) and maximum depth is 490 feet (150 m). This lake was
developed by inundating valleys and plain lands between lots of hills.
In Bengali the name of
the Hanging Bridge is Jhulonto Bridge and this is also popular to its visitors.
This hanging bridge is established on Kaptai Lake. This is the link way of
Kaptai Lake. The total height of this bridge is 335 feet and is the landmark
icon of Rangamati