Aktay River

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Coordinates: 54°59′53″N 49°46′05″E / 54.998°N 49.768°E / 54.998; 49.768

Aqtay, Aktay River
Origin Verkhnie Mataki, Alkeyevsky District
Mouth Izmeri, Spassky District
Basin countries Tatarstan, Russia
Length 89 km (55 mi)
Mouth elevation 53 m (174 ft)
Avg. discharge 422 m3/s (14,900 cu ft/s)
Basin area 1,016 km2 (392 sq mi)

The Aktay (Russian: Актай) or Aqtay (Tatar Cyrillic: Актай, Latin: Aqtay) is a river in Tatarstan, Russian Federation, a left-bank tributary of the Volga River, falling into the Kuybyshev Reservoir near Izmeri. It is 89 kilometres (55 mi) long, and its drainage basin covers 1,016 square kilometres (392 sq mi).

The major tributaries are Chelninka, Salmanka, and Romodanka. The maximal mineralization is 500 to 700 mg/l. The average sediment deposition at the river mouth each year is 71 millimetres (2.8 in). Drainage is regulated. In the upper stream use to dry. [1] Bazarnye Mataki is along the river.


  1. ^ (Tatar) "Актай". Tatar Encyclopaedia. Kazan: The Republic of Tatarstan Academy of Sciences. Institution of the Tatar Encyclopaedia. 2002.