Vetluga (Russian: Ветлу́га, IPA: [vʲɪtˈlugə], Mari: Вӱтла, Vütla) is a river in the Kirov Oblast, Kostroma Oblast, Mari El Republic and Nizhny Novgorod Oblast of Russia. It is a left tributary of the Volga. Their confluence is near Kozmodemyansk. The river is navigable. It is 889 kilometres (552 mi) long, and has a drainage basin of 39,400 square kilometres (15,200 sq mi). Its largest tributaries are Neya, Bolshaya Kaksha, Usta and Yuronga from the left and Vokhma and Lyunda from the right. The town Vetluga is situated on the river.
|Length||889 km (552 mi)|
|Basin size||39,400 km2 (15,200 sq mi)|
|• average||255 m3/s (9,000 cu ft/s)|
|Progression||Volga→ Caspian Sea|