Bula (river)

The Bula (Russian: Була; Chuvash: Пăла; Tatar: Cyrillic Бола, Latin Bola) is a river in the Chuvash Republic and the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia, a left-bank tributary of the Sviyaga. Its length is 118 kilometres (73 mi) and its drainage basin is 1,580 square kilometres (610 sq mi).[1] It originates in the Chuvash Republic and falls into the Sviyaga River south of Devlikeyevo.

Bula, Bola
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Location
CountryThe Chuvash Republic and Tatarstan, Russia
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationLipovka, Ibresinsky District, Chuvash Republic
MouthSviyaga
 • location
near Devlikeyevo, Apastovsky District, Tatarstan
 • coordinates
55°12′19″N 48°23′10″E / 55.20528°N 48.38611°E / 55.20528; 48.38611Coordinates: 55°12′19″N 48°23′10″E / 55.20528°N 48.38611°E / 55.20528; 48.38611
Length118 km (73 mi)
Basin size1,580 km2 (610 sq mi)
Discharge 
 • average490 m3/s (17,000 cu ft/s) (max, 1979, near Chatbash)
Basin features
ProgressionSviyagaVolgaCaspian Sea

Major tributaries are the Cheremshan and the Malaya Bula. The maximum mineralization is 700–1000 mg/l.[2] Batyrevo, the administrative center of Batyrevsky District of the Chuvash Republic, is located on the river.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ «Река Була», Russian State Water Registry
  2. ^ "Бола". Tatar Encyclopaedia (in Tatar). Kazan: The Republic of Tatarstan Academy of Sciences. Institution of the Tatar Encyclopaedia. 2002.