Rutka River

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Rutka River
Country Russia
Main source Kirov Oblast, Russia
River mouth Cheboksary Reservoir, Volga
Basin size 1,950 km2 (750 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 153 km (95 mi)
  • Average rate:
    7.32 m3/s (259 cu ft/s)

The Rutka (Mari: Рӹде, Rÿde; Russian: Рутка) is a river in Kirov Oblast and Mari El, Russia. It is 153 km long. The Rutka origins in Kirov Oblast, passes the Mari Depression and flows to the Cheboksary Reservoir. The Rutka frezes up in November and stays under ice until April. The river is navigable.

Coordinates: 56°25′39″N 46°36′25″E / 56.42750°N 46.60694°E / 56.42750; 46.60694