Andi Koysu

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Andi Koysu
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Physical characteristics
Main source confluence of Pirikiti Alazani and Tushetis Alazani
42°21′17″N 45°39′31″E / 42.3547°N 45.6585°E / 42.3547; 45.6585
River mouth Sulak River
42°47′26″N 46°47′47″E / 42.7906°N 46.7963°E / 42.7906; 46.7963Coordinates: 42°47′26″N 46°47′47″E / 42.7906°N 46.7963°E / 42.7906; 46.7963
Length 144 km (89 mi)
Basin features
Basin size 4,810 km2 (1,860 sq mi)

The Andi Koysu (Russian: Андийское Койсу - Andiyskoye Koysu, Georgian: ანდის ყოისუ - Andis Qoisu) is a river in Georgia and Dagestan (Russia). It starts at the confluence of the rivers Pirikiti Alazani and Tushetis Alazani, near Omalo in the Tusheti region of Georgia. It is 144 kilometres (89 mi) long or 192 kilometres (119 mi) including its longest source river, Tushetis Alazani, and its drainage basin covers 4,810 square kilometres (1,860 sq mi).[1] At its confluence with the Avar Koysu, near the village Gimry in central Dagestan, it forms the river Sulak.

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