Tom River

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For the river Tom in the Amur basin, see Tom River (Amur Oblast).
For the river Toms in New Jersey, see Toms River.

Coordinates: 54°38′06″N 87°22′53″E / 54.63500001°N 87.3813888989°E / 54.63500001; 87.3813888989

Tom (Томь)
River
Железнодорожный мост через р.Томь.jpg
Tom near Novokuznetsk
Country Russia
Regions Kemerovo Oblast, Republic of Khakassia, Tomsk Oblast
Tributaries
 - left Aba River (Russia), Condom River, Mras-Su River, Unga River, Iskitimka River
 - right Belsu River, Taydon River, Nizhnaya Ters River, Srednaya Ters River, Verchnaya Ters River, Usa River (Kemerovo Oblast), Basandayka River, Ushayka River
Cities Seversk, Tomsk, Yurga, Kemerovo, Novokuznetsk, Mezhdurechensk
Primary source Levaya Tom River
Secondary source Pravaya Tom River
 - location Abakan range
Mouth Ob River
 - location Ob River, Tomsk Oblast
Length 827 km (514 mi)
Basin 62,030 km2 (23,950 sq mi)
Map of the Tom River watershed

The Tom River (Russian: Томь; IPA: [tomʲ], Shor: Том) is a river in Russia, a right tributary of the Ob River in Central Siberia. Its watershed lies within the Republic of Khakassia, Kemerovo Oblast, and Tomsk Oblast.

The river is 827 kilometers (514 mi) long. It flows from the Abakan Range (a northern continuation of the Altai Mountains) northward through the Kuznetsk Basin. It joins the Ob approximately 50 kilometers (31 mi) north of Tomsk.

Cities on the Tom River include Mezhdurechensk, Novokuznetsk, Kemerovo, Yurga, Tomsk, and Seversk.

The Aba people live near the Tom River.

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