Shkotovka River

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Shkotovka River
Country Russia
Basin features
Main source South Sikhote-Alin
760 m (2,490 ft)
River mouth Ussuri Bay
0 m (0 ft)
Basin size 714 km2 (276 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 59 km (37 mi)

The Shkotovka River (Russian: река Шкотовка) is a river in Primorsky Krai, Russia.

It is 59 kilometers (37 mi) long, with the drainage basin area of 714 square kilometers (276 sq mi). It rises in the south of the Sikhote-Alin range (Bolshoy Vorobey Range) and flows into the Ussuri Bay of the Sea of Japan near the urban-type settlement of Shkotovo.

It was named after Nikolay Shkot in 1972. The former name of river was Kimukhe (Qimu River).

The localities of Shkotovo, Novorossiya, Tsentralnoye, and Novaya Moskva stand on the river's bank.