Amga River

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Amga River
Amga.jpg
Country Russia
Basin features
Main source Aldan Mountains
River mouth Aldan River, Sakha (Yakutia) Republic
Basin size 69,300 km2 (26,800 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 1,462 km (908 mi)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    178 m3/s (6,300 cu ft/s)

Amga River (Russian: Амга) is a river in Sakha (Yakutia), Russia. It is the biggest tributary of the Aldan River, which it joins a few miles west of Khandyga. The length of the river is 1,462 kilometres (908 mi). The area of its basin is 69,300 square kilometres (26,800 sq mi). The Amga River freezes up in the first half of October and stays under the ice until May.

Coordinates: 62°37′41″N 134°55′11″E / 62.628087638°N 134.919662476°E / 62.628087638; 134.919662476