Vilva River

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Vilva River
Vilva River.jpg
Vilva River near Vizhai bridge
Origin Middle Ural
Mouth Usva River
Length 170 km (110 mi)
Basin area 3,020 km2 (1,170 sq mi)

Vilva River (Russian: Вильва) is a river in Perm Krai, Russia, left tributary of Usva River. It starts on west foothills of Ural, near the border with Sverdlovsk Oblast. Flows to west and southwest. Flows into Usva in 4 km of its mouth, on area of town Chusovoy. The length of the river is 170 km. The area of its drainage basin is 3,020 km².

Main tributaries[edit]

  • Left: Vizhai
  • Right: North Rassokha, Bolshaya Myasnaya, Korostelevka, Bolshaya Porozhnaya, Tanchikha.

Etymology[edit]

Vilva and Usva confluence

Name of the river is composition of Komi-Permyak words ‘vil’ (new) and ‘va’ (water).

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Coordinates: 58°19′18″N 57°47′20″E / 58.32167°N 57.78889°E / 58.32167; 57.78889