Khilok (river)

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The Khilok (Russian: Хилок; Mongolian: Хилго/Khilgo,[1][2] Buryat: Хёлго/Khyoolgo[2]) is a river in Eastern Siberia, a right tributary of the Selenga. The length of the river is 840 km (520 mi) and its watershed is 38,500 square kilometres (14,900 sq mi).[3] There are a few settlements on its banks: Khilok, Bada etc.

Khilok
Bridge over the Khilok river.jpg
Bridge over the Khilok river.
Khilok (river) is located in Republic of Buryatia
Khilok (river)
Mouth location in Buryatia, Russia
Location
CountryRussia
Physical characteristics
MouthSelenga
 • coordinates
51°18′55″N 106°59′17″E / 51.3153°N 106.988°E / 51.3153; 106.988Coordinates: 51°18′55″N 106°59′17″E / 51.3153°N 106.988°E / 51.3153; 106.988
Length840 km (520 mi)
Basin size38,500 km2 (14,900 sq mi)
Basin features
ProgressionSelengaLake BaikalAngaraYeniseyKara Sea

Arakhley Lake belongs to the Khilok river basin.[4]

See alsoEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Secret History of the Mongols paragraph 109
  2. ^ a b O.Bavuu, "Historic lands mentioned in the Secret History of the Mongols, 2005
  3. ^ "Река ХИЛОК in the State Water Register of Russia". textual.ru (in Russian).
  4. ^ Энциклопедия Забайкалья - Арахлей, озеро