Samara River (Dnieper)

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Samara River
Samara.jpg
Country Ukraine
Physical characteristics
River mouth Dnieper River
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    20 m3/s (710 cu ft/s)
Basin features
Basin size 22,600 km2 (8,700 sq mi)

The Samara (Ukrainian: Самара) is a river in Ukraine, a left tributary of the Dnieper. The city of Dnipro is located near the confluence of Dnieper and Samara.

The river has a length of 320 km and a drainage basin of 22,600 km². The water quantities are variable, mainly because the river is fed by the spring thaw. The width of the river varies between 40 and 60 meters, with 300 m being the maximum.

The most important tributaries of the Samara are the Vovcha and the Byk.

The largest cities on the river are Ternivka and Novomoskovsk.

Coordinates: 48°28′51″N 35°09′13″E / 48.48083°N 35.15361°E / 48.48083; 35.15361