Amguema River

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Coordinates: 68°15′40″N 177°23′0″W / 68.26111°N 177.38333°W / 68.26111; -177.38333
Amguema River (Амгуэма)
River
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Location of the Amguema River course
Source
 - coordinates 68°49′N 177°24′E / 68.817°N 177.400°E / 68.817; 177.400
Mouth
 - coordinates 68°15′40″N 177°23′0″W / 68.26111°N 177.38333°W / 68.26111; -177.38333
Length 498 km (309 mi)
Basin 28,100 km2 (10,849 sq mi)
Discharge
 - average 285 m3/s (10,065 cu ft/s)

The Amguema River (Russian: Амгуэ́ма) is a stream located in Far East Siberia. It empties into the Chukchi Sea between Cape Schmidt and Cape Vankarem.

The Chantalveergyn River is a left-side tributary of the Amguema.

It belongs to the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug administrative region of Russia.

Upriver there is the small town of Amguema, where about 600 mostly Chukchi people live.

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