|Zeya River (Зея)|
Island on Zeya River.
|- location||Tokiysky Stanovik, Amur Oblast|
|- location||Amur river|
|Length||1,242 km (772 mi)|
|Basin||233,000 km2 (89,962 sq mi)|
|Discharge||for Blagoveshchensk |
|- average||1,800 m3/s (63,566 cu ft/s)|
|- max||14,200 m3/s (501,468 cu ft/s)|
|- min||1.5 m3/s (53 cu ft/s)|
Map of the Amur river drainage basin with the Zeya river highlighted
Zeya River (Russian: Зе́я; from indigenous Evenki word "dgeœ" (blade); Manchu: ᠵᡳᠩᡴᡳᡵᡳ
ᠪᡳᡵᠠ), 1,242 km long, is a northern tributary of the Amur River. It rises in the Tokiysky Stanovik mountain ridge, a part of the Stanovoy Range. The first Russian to enter the area was Vassili Poyarkov.
Zeya flows through the Zeya Reservoir and joins the Amur River near Blagoveshchensk, in Russia's Amur Oblast. Regulation of river discharge by Zeya Dam mitigates extrimities of river flow down to 5000 m³/s.
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