Oka (river)

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Oka
Ока́
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The Oka riverbank in Nizhny Novgorod
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Map of the Volga watershed with the Oka highlighted
Location
CountryRussia
CitiesOryol, Kaluga, Serpukhov, Kolomna, Ryazan, Murom, Dzerzhinsk, Nizhny Novgorod
Physical characteristics
Source 
 - locationOryol Oblast
 - coordinates52°21′45″N 36°13′20″E / 52.36250°N 36.22222°E / 52.36250; 36.22222
 - elevation226 m (741 ft)
MouthVolga
 - locationNizhny Novgorod
 - coordinates56°19′55″N 43°58′53″E / 56.33194°N 43.98139°E / 56.33194; 43.98139Coordinates: 56°19′55″N 43°58′53″E / 56.33194°N 43.98139°E / 56.33194; 43.98139
 - elevation67 m (220 ft)
Length1,500 km (930 mi)
Basin size245,000 km2 (95,000 sq mi)
Discharge 
 - average1,260 m3/s (44,000 cu ft/s)

The Oka (Russian: Ока́, IPA: [ɐˈka]) is a river in Russia. It is a tributary of the Volga River. The Moskva River, which is the main river in Moscow, flows into it. The river is very long and is 1,500 km (930 mi) long.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Река Ока". Russian State Water Registry (in Russian).