Ufa River (Russian: Уфа, Bashkir: Ҡариҙел, Qaridhel, Qaraidel, literally The Black Idel) is a river in the Urals, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Sverdlovsk Oblast, and the Republic of Bashkortostan; a tributary of the Belaya River.[1] It is 918 kilometres (570 mi) long, and its basin covers 53,100 square kilometres (20,500 sq mi). It freezes up between late October and early December and stays under the ice until April or May. Pavlovka Hydroelectric Station is along the Ufa. The river's water is widely used for water supply. The main ports are Krasnoufimsk and Ufa (at the mouth of the river).

Ufa (Qaraidel) River
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Location
CountryRussia
Physical characteristics
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Belaya River
Length918 km (570 mi)
Basin size53,100 km2 (20,500 sq mi)
Discharge 
 ⁃ average388 m3/s (13,700 cu ft/s)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ufa". Merriam Webster. Retrieved 9 February 2014.

Coordinates: 54°40′41″N 55°59′26″E / 54.67806°N 55.99056°E / 54.67806; 55.99056