Belaya River (Kama)

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Belaya River, Ağidel, Aghidhel River
Набережная реки Белой.jpg
Belaya River in Ufa
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Belaya River basin
Location
CountryBashkortostan, Russia
Physical characteristics
Source 
 - locationIremel mountain
 - coordinates54°33′0″N 59°3′0″E / 54.55000°N 59.05000°E / 54.55000; 59.05000
Mouth 
 - location
Kama, Nizhnekamsk Reservoir
 - coordinates
55°53′14″N 53°36′14″E / 55.88722°N 53.60389°E / 55.88722; 53.60389Coordinates: 55°53′14″N 53°36′14″E / 55.88722°N 53.60389°E / 55.88722; 53.60389
Length1,430 km (890 mi)
Basin size142,000 km2 (55,000 sq mi)
Discharge 
 - average858 m3/s (30,300 cu ft/s) (near Birsk)

Belaya River (Russian: Бе́лая, translit. Belaja; Bashkir: Ағиҙел, translit. Ağiźel, lit. 'Ağiðel' [ä.ʁi̠.ˈðɪ̞l], About this soundpronunciation ; Tatar: Cyrillic Агыйдел, Latin Ağídel, Arabic اعىدئل [ˌʌɣiˈdel]) is a river in Bashkortostan, Russian Federation. Its source lies in the south-western Ural Mountains.

It is 1,430 kilometres (890 mi) long.[1]

Settlements along the Belaya include Beloretsk, Sterlitamak, Ufa (at the confluence with the Ufa River), and Birsk. The Belaya flows into the Kama River near Neftekamsk.

Map of the Volga watershed with the Belaya highlighted

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Belaya River". Britannica.com. Retrieved 30 May 2016.