Amga River

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Amga River
Origin Aldan Mountains
Mouth Aldan River, Sakha (Yakutia) Republic
Basin countries Russia
Length 1,462 km (908 mi)
Avg. discharge 178 m3/s
Basin area 69,300 km²

Amga River (Russian: Амга) is a river in Sakha (Yakutia), Russia. It is the biggest tributary of the Aldan River, which it joins a few miles west of Khandyga. The length of the river is 1,462 kilometres (908 mi). The area of its basin is 69,300 km². The Amga River freezes up in the first half of October and stays under the ice until May.

Coordinates: 62°37′41″N 134°55′11″E / 62.628087638°N 134.919662476°E / 62.628087638; 134.919662476