The Shilka (Russian: Ши́лка; Buryat: Шилкэ, Shilke; Mongolian: Шилка, Shilka; Chinese: 石勒喀) is a river in Zabaykalsky Krai, (Dauria) south-eastern Russia. It has a length of 560 km (350 mi), and has a drainage basin of 206,000 square kilometres (80,000 sq mi). It originates as the confluence of the rivers Onon and Ingoda. Its confluence with the Argun on the Russia-China border gives rise to the Amur. The river is navigable for its entire length. The name derives from Evenki shilki 'narrow valley.' The town Sretensk lies on the Shilka.
|Length||560 km (350 mi)|
|Basin size||206,000 km2 (80,000 sq mi)|
|• average||440 m3/s (16,000 cu ft/s)|
|Progression||Amur→ Sea of Okhotsk|
The largest tributaries of the Shilka are, from source to mouth: