Kan River

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The Kan (Russian Кан) river is a 629-kilometre (391 mi) long tributary of the Yenisei River in Siberia, Russia. It drains a basin of 36,900 square kilometres (14,200 sq mi).

The headwaters of the river rise in the Sayan Mountains and flow from there in a northerly direction through Kansk and then in a westerly direction through Zelenogorsk, entering Yenisei at Ust-Kan, 69 kilometres (43 mi) north-east of Krasnoyarsk).


Coordinates: 56°30′43″N 93°47′28″E / 56.512°N 93.791°E / 56.512; 93.791