The Menza (Russian: Менза; Mongolian: Минж гол) is a river in Zabaykalsky Krai in Russia, and Töv Province, Mongolia. It is the largest tributary of the Chikoy. Its length is 337 kilometres (209 mi). The area of its basin is 13,800 square kilometres (5,300 sq mi).
View of the river
|Province and Federal subject||Töv Province and Transbaikal Krai|
|• location||Khentii Mountains|
|Length||337 km (209 mi)|
|Basin size||13,800 km2 (5,300 sq mi)|
|Progression||Chikoy→ Selenga→ Lake Baikal→ Angara→ Yenisey→ Kara Sea|
The Menza has its source in the northern part of the Khentii Mountains in Mongolia. It flows across mountainous areas, first northeastwards, entering Zabaykalsky Krai, then bends to the northwest across the western edge of the Khentei-Daur Highlands, joining the Chikoy on its left bank. The Burkal (Буркал) is its most important tributary.
- Russian State Water Register - Река Менза (Минчжи)
- This article includes content derived from the Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 1969–1978, which is partially in the public domain.
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