Amur Bay

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Coordinates: 43°06′00″N 131°44′00″E / 43.10000°N 131.73333°E / 43.10000; 131.73333

Amur Bay (Russian: Амурский Залив, Amurskiy Zaliv) is a major bay within Peter the Great Gulf of the Sea of Japan.

The bay has an approximate length of 65 kilometres (40 miles), width of 10 kilometres (6.2 miles) to 20 kilometres (12 miles), and a depth of 20 metres (66 feet).[1] It is part of the larger bay formed with Ussuri Bay to which it is connected by the Eastern Bosphorus, and separated by the Muravyov-Amursky Peninsula and Eugénie Archipelago. The Amba River, Razdolnaya River, Narva River, and Barabashevka River all flow into Amur Bay.

Amur Bay is entirely within Primorsky Krai, Russia, and Vladivostok, the largest city in the Russian Far East and the capital of Primorsky Krai, is situated along the eastern coast of the bay on the Muravyov-Amursky Peninsula and Eugénie Archipelago. Part of the bay is crossed by a bridge of the A-370 highway, spanning from the De-Friz Peninsula to the Sovetsky District of Vladivostok. Amur Bay is a popular tourism and recreation area in Primorsky Krai, with many sanatoriums, beach resorts and childrens summer camps.

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