Chulym River (Ob River)

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Chulym River near Achinsk

The Chulym (Russian: Чулым) is a river in Krasnoyarsk Krai, the Republic of Khakassia, and Tomsk Oblast in Russia, a right tributary of the Ob River. The length of the river is 1,799 kilometers (1,118 mi). The area of its basin is 134,000 square kilometers (52,000 sq mi). The Chulym flows into the Ob in Ust-Chulym. The towns of Nazarovo, Achinsk, and Asino, and the village of Komsomolsk are located on the Chulym River.


The Swedish explorer Johan Peter Falk noted 18th-century hunter gatherers living along the banks of the Chulym River.[1]


  1. ^ K. David Harrison (2007) When Languages Die: The Extinction of the World's Languages and the Erosion of Human Knowledge, p. 70-72, published by Oxford University Press US, ISBN 0-19-518192-1, 304 pages [1]

Coordinates: 57°43′50″N 83°49′30″E / 57.73056°N 83.82500°E / 57.73056; 83.82500