Karpovka River

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Karpovka River Embankment 04.jpg
The Karpovka as seen from Silin Bridge eastwards
Country Russia
Physical characteristics
Main source Bolshaya Nevka (59°58′03″N 30°19′58″E / 59.96750°N 30.33278°E / 59.96750; 30.33278)
River mouth Malaya Nevka (59°58′05″N 30°16′57″E / 59.96806°N 30.28250°E / 59.96806; 30.28250Coordinates: 59°58′05″N 30°16′57″E / 59.96806°N 30.28250°E / 59.96806; 30.28250)
Length 3 kilometres (2 mi)

The Karpovka (Russian: Ка́рповка) is a small river of the Neva basin in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It separates Aptekarsky Island (right bank) from Petrogradsky Island (left bank). The Karpovka flows from the Bolshaya Nevka to the Malaya Nevka and is 3 kilometres (2 mi) long. The Russian name is derived from the old Finnish name of the river, Korpijoki. The Saint Petersburg Botanical Garden and Ioannovsky Convent are situated on the right bank of the river.

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