Bolshaya Neva River

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Bolshaya Neva

Bolshaya Neva (Russian: Больша́я Нева́) is the largest armlet of Neva River. It starts near the Vasilievsky Island's Strelka (easternmost tip of the island). The Bolshaya Neva is 3.5 kilometres (2.2 mi) long; the width is from 200 to 400 metres (660 to 1,310 ft) and the depth up to 12.8 metres (42 ft).[1] Its tributaries are Fontanka, Moyka and Novo-Admiralteysky Canal. There are two bridges across Bolshaya Neva: Palace Bridge and Blagoveshchensky Bridge.

Coordinates: 59°56′02″N 30°16′59″E / 59.934°N 30.283°E / 59.934; 30.283


  1. ^ "St Petersburg Rivers and Canals". Retrieved 2015-06-01.