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
Mouth elevation 53
Avg. discharge 422
Basin area 1,016 km²

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. Its length is 89 km and its drainage basin is 1,016 km².

Major tributaries are Chelninka, Salmanka, Romodanka. The maximal mineralization 500-700 mg/l. Average sediment in mouth per year is 71 mm. Drainage is regulated. In the upper stream use to dry. [1] Bazarnye Mataki stays on the river.


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