Kichuy River

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Kichuy, Kiçü River
Location
CountryTatarstan, Russia
Physical characteristics
Source 
 - locationMinnibayevo, Almetyevsky District
Mouth 
 - location
Lenino, Novosheshminsky District
Length114 km (71 mi)
Basin size1,330 km2 (510 sq mi)
Discharge 
 - average472 m3/s (16,700 cu ft/s) (maximum)

The Kichuy (Russian: Кичуй) or Kiçü (Tatar: Cyrillic Кичү, Latin Kiçü; [kiˈɕy]) is a river in Tatarstan, Russian Federation, a right-bank tributary of the Sheshma River. It is 114 kilometres (71 mi), and its drainage basin covers 1,330 square kilometres (510 sq mi).

Major tributaries are the Butinka, Batraska, Chupayka, Yamashka, and Tetvelka. The maximal mineralization 400–71000 mg/l. The average sediment deposition at the river mouth per year is 127 millimetres (5.0 in). Drainage is regulated.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Tatar) "Кичү". Tatar Encyclopaedia. Kazan: The Republic of Tatarstan Academy of Sciences. Institution of the Tatar Encyclopaedia. 2002.