||273 km (170 mi)
||5,990 km2 (2,310 sq mi)
The Belaya (Russian: Бе́лая; Adyghe: Шъхьагуащэ) is a river in the Republic of Adygea and Krasnodar Krai of Russia. It is a tributary of the Kuban River, which it joins in the Krasnodar Reservoir). The river is 273 km long, with a drainage basin of 5,990 km². It has its sources at the main watershed of the Caucasus Mountains. In its upper reaches it is a typical mountain river, and flows through deep canyons, while in its lower parts it is a slow flowing lowland river.
Several cities and towns are located along the river including Maykop and Belorechensk.
Coordinates: 45°06′00″N 39°28′09″E / 45.10000°N 39.46917°E