Chyornaya Kalitva River

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Chyornaya Kalitva
Location
CountryRussia
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ locationBelgorod Oblast
 ⁃ elevation360 m (1,180 ft)
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Don
 ⁃ coordinates
50°05′16″N 40°00′06″E / 50.0877°N 40.0018°E / 50.0877; 40.0018Coordinates: 50°05′16″N 40°00′06″E / 50.0877°N 40.0018°E / 50.0877; 40.0018
Length162 km (101 mi)
Basin size5,750 km2 (2,220 sq mi)
Discharge 
 ⁃ average124 cubic metres per second (4,400 cu ft/s)

The Chyornaya Kalitva or Chernaya Kalitva ("Black Kalitva"; Russian: Чёрная Калитва) is a river in the Belgorod and Voronezh regions in Russia. It is a right, east-flowing, tributary of Don River. It enters the Don about 185km south of Voronezh. Its basin area is 5,750 km2 (2,220 sq mi).[1]

About 225km south the Belaya (White) Kalitva flows south to join the Donets at the town of Belaya Kalitva.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Karpachëv], [glavnyĭ redaktor M.D. (2008). Voronezhskai︠a︡ ėnt︠s︡iklopedii︠a︡. Voronezh: T︠S︡entr dukhovnogo vozrozhdenii︠a︡ Chernozemnogo krai︠a︡. ISBN 9785900270999.