The Salgir River (Cyrillic: Салгир; Crimean Tatar: Salğır) is the longest river of the Crimean Peninsula. Its length is 204 km, and its drainage basin is 3,750 km². The average discharge of the water is 2 m³/s.
|Salhyr, Salgir, Salğır|
Salhir River in Simferopol
|⁃ location||Chatyrdag, Crimea|
|Syvash of the Azov Sea|
|Length||204 km (127 mi)|
|Basin size||3,750 km2 (1,450 sq mi)|
|⁃ average||2 m3/s (71 cu ft/s)|
It is formed in the Chatyrdag mountains southeast of Simferopol, passes that town and flows north and increasingly east to reach the Syvash of the Azov Sea. Along the way, the river passes through the North Crimean Canal, previously a large affluent waters from Byuk Karasu River up north Novoivanovka (Nizhnegorsk) . It is mainly used for hydroelectricity and agricultural usage.