Vetluga River

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For the town in Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, see Vetluga.
Vetluga river.jpg
Country Russia
Basin features
River mouth Volga River
Basin size 39,000 km2 (15,000 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 889 km (552 mi)
  • Average rate:
    255 m3/s (9,000 cu ft/s)

Vetluga (Russian: Ветлу́га; IPA: [vʲɪtˈlugə], Mari: Вӱтла, Vütla) is a river in the Kirov Oblast, Kostroma Oblast, Mari El Republic and Nizhny Novgorod Oblast of Russia. It is a left tributary of Volga, confluence near Kozmodemyansk. The river is navigable.

Coordinates: 56°27′44″N 46°14′14″E / 56.46222°N 46.23722°E / 56.46222; 46.23722