The Cəhriçay (Russian: Джагричай Dzhagrichay) is a river in the Babek District (Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic) in Azerbaijan. The river is 45 kilometres (28 mi) long and has a basin area of 442 square kilometres (171 sq mi). Its source is in the Daralayaz mountains at an elevation of 2,320 metres (7,610 ft). It is a right tributary of the Naxçıvançay, itself a tributary of the Aras. The water sources of the Cəhriçay are snow, rain and groundwater. The river is mostly used for irrigation.[1] It flows through the village Cəhri.

Cəhriçay
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Location
CountryAzerbaijan
Physical characteristics
MouthNaxçıvançay
 • coordinates
39°17′24″N 45°27′05″E / 39.2901°N 45.4515°E / 39.2901; 45.4515Coordinates: 39°17′24″N 45°27′05″E / 39.2901°N 45.4515°E / 39.2901; 45.4515
Length45 km (28 mi)
Basin size442 km2 (171 sq mi)
Basin features
ProgressionNaxçıvançayArasKuraCaspian Sea

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Nakhchivan Encyclopedia (volume 1, page 107)