Amba River

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Coordinates: 49°59′42″N 142°22′08″E / 49.995°N 142.369°E / 49.995; 142.369

Physical characteristics
 ⁃ locationBorisov Plateau of Sikhote-Alin
 ⁃ elevation690 m (2,260 ft)
 ⁃ location
Amur Bay of Sea of Japan
Length63 km (39 mi)
Basin size330 km2 (130 sq mi)

Amba River (Russian: Амба, in Udege Language it means Tiger) is a river in Primorsky Krai.

It rises in Borisov Plateau of Sikhote-Alin and flow into Amur Bay of the Sea of Japan. The river is 63 kilometres (39 mi) long. Its drainage basin covers 330 square kilometres (130 sq mi).[1] The river is 50 to 70 metres (160 to 230 ft) wide and 1.5 to 2 metres (5 to 7 ft) deep.

The water level of the Amba River may rise as much as 2 metres (7 ft) higher after summer rains.

Amba literally means Amur tiger in Nanai and Udege languages.