Ufa River

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Ufa (Qaraidel) River
Country Russia
Basin features
River mouth Belaya River
Basin size 53,100 km2 (20,500 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 918 km (570 mi)
  • Average rate:
    388 m3/s (13,700 cu ft/s)

Ufa River (Russian: Уфа, Bashkir: Ҡариҙел, Qaridhel, Qaraidel, literally The Black Idel) is a river in the Urals, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Sverdlovsk Oblast, and the Republic of Bashkortostan; a tributary of the Belaya River.[1] It is 918 kilometres (570 mi) long, and its basin covers 53,100 square kilometres (20,500 sq mi). It freezes up between late October and early December and stays under the ice until April or May. Pavlovka Hydroelectric Station is along the Ufa. The river's water is widely used for water supply. The main ports are Krasnoufimsk and Ufa (at the mouth of the river).


  1. ^ "Ufa". Merriam Webster. Retrieved 9 February 2014. 

Coordinates: 54°40′41″N 55°59′26″E / 54.67806°N 55.99056°E / 54.67806; 55.99056