The Borzya (Russian: Борзя from Mongolian "Боорж/Boorj") is a river in Zabaykalsky Krai, Russia. The town of Borzya lies along the river. It is a right tributary of the Onon (in Amur's basin). It is 304 kilometres (189 mi) long, with a drainage basin of 7,080 square kilometres (2,730 sq mi).
|Length||304 km (189 mi)|
|Basin size||7,080 km2 (2,730 sq mi)|
|Progression||Onon→ Shilka→ Amur→ Sea of Okhotsk|
The Borzya has its sources in the Kukulbey Mountains. It flows through a wide, swampy valley in a steppe landscape. The river's waters comes mainly from rain, and there are periodic flooding in the summer. The river sometimes dries up completely. The average discharge is 2.8 cubic metres per second (99 cu ft/s).
- Река Борзя in the State Water Register of Russia (Russian)
- Bisher, Jamie (2006-01-16). White Terror: Cossack Warlords of the Trans-Siberian. Routledge. p. 88. ISBN 978-1-135-76595-8.
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