Samara River

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This article is about the tributary of the Volga. For the tributary of the Dnieper, see Samara River (Dnieper).
Samara River
Old bridge Samara.jpg
Samara river in the city of Samara
Country Russia
Basin features
River mouth Volga River
Basin size 46,500 km2 (18,000 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 594 km (369 mi)
  • Average rate:
    approx. 50 m3/s (1,800 cu ft/s)
Lower Samara from space, Ural River at lower right

The Samara is a river in Russia that runs into the Volga at the city of Samara.[1]


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


  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