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This article is about the river in Toyama Prefecture. For the river in Chiba Prefecture, see Kurobe River (Chiba Prefecture).
|Kurobe River (Kurobe-gawa)|
|Name origin: Ainu|
|Municipalities||Kurobe, Nyūzen, Toyama|
|- location||Toyama, Toyama, Japan|
|- elevation||2,924 m (9,593 ft)|
|Mouth||Sea of Japan|
|- location||Kurobe and Nyūzen, Toyama, Japan|
|- elevation||0 m (0 ft)|
|Length||85 km (53 mi)|
|Basin||667 km2 (258 sq mi)|
|- average||12.18 m3/s (430 cu ft/s)|
The river rises from Mount Washiba in the Hida Mountains and carves the deep valley known as the Kurobe gorge. It comes out of the mountains at Unazuki and forms an alluvial fan which directly sinks into the Sea of Japan.
- Vovin, Alexander (2008). "Man'yōshū to Fudoki ni Mirareru Fushigina Kotoba to Jōdai Nihon Retto ni Okeru Ainugo no Bunpu." Kokusai Nihon Bunka Kenkyū Sentā.
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