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Kiyevka River (Russian: Киевка) is a river in Primorsky Krai, Russia.

Kiyevka River
Star of Primorye of Benev Waterfalls.jpg
Star of Primorye, the highest of Benev Waterfalls
Location
CountryRussia
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ locationSihote-Alin
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Sea of Japan
 ⁃ coordinates
42°50′5″N 133°40′32″E / 42.83472°N 133.67556°E / 42.83472; 133.67556Coordinates: 42°50′5″N 133°40′32″E / 42.83472°N 133.67556°E / 42.83472; 133.67556
Length105 km (65 mi)
Basin size3,120 km2 (1,200 sq mi)

It is 105 kilometres (65 mi) long with a drainage basin of 3,120 square kilometres (1,200 sq mi).[1] Kiyevka River rises in Southern Sihote-Alin and flows to Kiyevka Bay of Sea of Japan. The main tributaries are the Krivaya, which is 71 kilometres (44 mi) long; the Lazovka, 54 kilometres (34 mi), and the Benevka, 37 kilometres (23 mi). There are more than 20 waterfalls on the river (Benev cascade), the highest is Star of Primorye at 20 metres (66 ft).[2]

The river was named after Kyiv by settlers from Ukraine.

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