Samara River

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Samara River
Old bridge Samara.jpg
Samara river in the city of Samara
Location
CountryRussia
Physical characteristics
Mouth 
 - locationVolga River
Length594 km (369 mi)
Basin size46,500 km2 (18,000 sq mi)
Discharge 
 - averageapprox. 50 m3/s (1,800 cu ft/s)
Lower Samara from space, Ural River at lower right

The Samara (Russian: Сама́ра, IPA: [sɐˈmarə]) is a river in Russia that runs into the Volga at the city of Samara.[1]

Honours[edit]

The asteroid 26922 Samara was named in honour of the river and city on 1 June 2007.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Simon Richmond (2009). "Ulyanovsk and Samara". Russia (Ebook ed.). Lonely Planet. p. 447.


Coordinates: 53°10′01″N 50°03′43″E / 53.16694°N 50.06194°E / 53.16694; 50.06194