Vishera (Novgorod Oblast)

The Vishera (Russian: Вишера) is a river in Malovishersky and Novgorodsky Districts, Novgorod Oblast, Russia, a right tributary of the Maly Volkhovets, an eastern armlet of the Volkhov. It is 64 kilometres (40 mi) long, and the area of its basin 1,100 square kilometres (420 sq mi).[1]

Russian: Вишера
Visherka 2.jpg
The Vishera in the village of Savino
Physical characteristics
MouthMaly Volkhovets
 • coordinates
58°33′44″N 31°24′14″E / 58.56222°N 31.40389°E / 58.56222; 31.40389Coordinates: 58°33′44″N 31°24′14″E / 58.56222°N 31.40389°E / 58.56222; 31.40389
Length64 km (40 mi)
Basin size1,100 km2 (420 sq mi)
Basin features
ProgressionMaly VolkhovetsVolkhovLake LadogaNevaGulf of Finland
The Volkhov River drainage vasin. The Vishera is shown on the map.

The Vishera river originates from the confluence of the Malaya Vishera (left) and the Bolshaya Vishera (right) several kilometers southwest of the town of Malaya Vishera, close to the border of Malovishersky and Novgorodsky Districts. From the confluence, the Vishera flows southwest and enters Novgorodsky District. Its mouth is located approximately 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) east of the city of Veliky Novgorod.


  1. ^ Vishera (Novgorod Oblast) in the State Water Register of Russia (Russian)