Nera River (Russia)

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Nera River
Нерa (Russian)
Location
CountryRussia
Federal SubjectSakha Republic
CityUst Nera
Physical characteristics
Source confluenceDelyankir and Khudzhakh Rivers
MouthIndigirka River
 ⁃ location
Ust-Nera, Oymyakonsky District
 ⁃ coordinates
64°35′55″N 143°15′35″E / 64.59861°N 143.25972°E / 64.59861; 143.25972Coordinates: 64°35′55″N 143°15′35″E / 64.59861°N 143.25972°E / 64.59861; 143.25972
 ⁃ elevation
500 m (1,600 ft)
Length331 km (206 mi)
Basin size24,500 km2 (9,500 sq mi)

Nera River (Russian: Нера) is a river in the Sakha Republic, Russia, and is a right tributary of the Indigirka River. The river is 331 kilometres (206 mi) long and has a drainage basin of 24,500 square kilometres (9,460 sq mi). The Nera freezes up in October and remains icebound until May - early June. It is formed by the confluence of the Delyankir and Khudzhakh Rivers, and reaches its mouth at the Indigirka near the gold mining town of Ust Nera on the Kolyma Highway.