Ufa River (Russian: Уфа, Bashkir: Ҡариҙел, Qaridhel, literally The Black Idel) is a river in the Urals, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Sverdlovsk Oblast, and the Republic of Bashkortostan; a tributary of the Belaya River. It is 918 km in length. The area of the basin is 53,100 km². It freezes up between late October and early December and stays under the ice until April–May. Pavlovka Hydroelectric Station is situated on the Ufa River. Its water is widely used for water supply. Main ports are Krasnoufimsk and Ufa (at the mouth of the river).
Coordinates: 54°40′41″N 55°59′26″E / 54.67806°N 55.99056°E