Largest Rivers and Longest Rivers in Russia
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  Overview

Which is the longest river in Russia?
The longest river in Russia is Yenisei–Angara–Selenge–Ider with a length of 5,539 kilometers (3,442 miles). At second and third, are Ob–Irtysh which stretches 5,410 kilometers (3,362 miles) and Amur–Argun–Kherlen (Heilong Jiang) which is 4,444 kilometers (2,761 miles) long.The lengths of the major rivers and river systems in Russia range from 1,010 km to 5,539 km, with the average river being 2,166.0 km long.

 Compare Yenisei–Angara–Selenge–Ider with Kama


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Rivers with the largest drainage basin. The river with the largest drainage basin in Russia is Ob–Irtysh with a basin area of 2,990,000 square kilometers.

Rivers with the highest average discharge. The river with the highest average discharge in Russia is Yenisei–Angara–Selenge–Ider with a discharge rate of 18,050 m3/s.


Here are the longest rivers in Russia.

Yenisei–Angara–Selenge–Ider.

Yenisei–Angara–Selenge–Ider

Yenisei–Angara–Selenge–Ider is the 2nd longest river in Asia at 5,539 kilometers (3,442 miles).

Yenisei–Angara–Selenge–Ider is a river that is 5,539 kilometers (or 3,442 miles) long and drains from a 2,580,000 km2 drainage basin in Russia (97% of river) and Mongolia (2.9%).

The average volume of water flow is 18,050 m3/3 and the river flows out into Kara Sea.

 

 Compare Yenisei–Angara–Selenge–Ider with Kapuas from Asia.

 Compare Yenisei–Angara–Selenge–Ider with Upper Ob–Katun from Asia.


Ob–Irtysh.

Ob–Irtysh

Ob–Irtysh is the largest river by drainage area in Asia at 2,990,000 km2.

Ob–Irtysh is a river that stretches 5,410 kilometers (or 3,362 miles) in length, draining from a 2,990,000 km2 basin in Russia, Kazakhstan, China and Mongolia.

Ob–Irtysh discharges at 12,475 m3/3 and flows out into Gulf of Ob.

 

 Compare Ob–Irtysh with Yellow River (Huang He) from Asia.

 Compare Ob–Irtysh with Vychegda from Asia.


Amur–Argun–Kherlen (Heilong Jiang).

Amur–Argun–Kherlen (Heilong Jiang)

Amur–Argun–Kherlen (Heilong Jiang) is the 3rd longest river in Russia at 4,444 kilometers (2,761 miles).

Amur–Argun–Kherlen (Heilong Jiang) is a river that stretches 4,444 kilometers (or 2,761 miles) in length, draining from a 1,855,000 km2 basin in Russia, China and Mongolia.

Amur–Argun–Kherlen (Heilong Jiang) discharges at 11,400 m3/3 and flows out into Sea of Okhotsk.

 

 Compare Amur–Argun–Kherlen (Heilong Jiang) with Chenab from Asia.

 Compare Amur–Argun–Kherlen (Heilong Jiang) with Yamuna from Asia.


Lena.

Lena River

Lena is the 3rd largest river by drainage area in Asia at 2,490,000 km2.

Lena is a river that is 4,400 kilometers (or 2,734 miles) long and drains from a 2,490,000 km2 drainage basin in Russia.

Lena discharges at 15,500 m3/3 and flows out into Laptev Sea.

 

 Compare Lena with Liao from Asia.

 Compare Lena with Amur–Argun–Kherlen (Heilong Jiang) from Asia.


Volga.

Volga River

Volga is the longest river in Europe at 3,645 kilometers (2,265 miles).

Draining from an area as wide as 1,380,000 km2 in Russia, Volga has a length of 3,645 kilometers (2,265 miles).

Its average discharge rate is 8,080 m3/3 and the river flows out into Caspian Sea.

 

 Compare Volga with River Dee, Wales from Europe.

 Compare Volga with River Aire from Europe.


Kolyma.

Kolyma

Kolyma is a river that is 2,513 kilometers (or 1,562 miles) long and drains from a 644,000 km2 drainage basin in Russia.

Its average discharge rate is 3,800 m3/3 and the river flows out into East Siberian Sea.

 

 Compare Kolyma with Upper Ob–Katun from Asia.

 Compare Kolyma with Huai River from Asia.


More on the longest and largest river systems in the world:

World: Longest  |  Largest by Discharge Volume  |  Largest by Drainage Area

By Country: Australia  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Russia  |  UK  |  USA

Europe: Longest  |  Largest by Discharge Volume  |  Largest by Drainage Area

Asia: Longest  |  Largest by Discharge Volume  |  Largest by Drainage Area

Africa: Longest  |  Largest by Discharge Volume  |  Largest by Drainage Area

Oceania: Longest  |  Largest by Discharge Volume  |  Largest by Drainage Area

North America: Longest  |  Largest by Discharge Volume  |  Largest by Drainage Area

South America: Longest  |  Largest by Discharge Volume  |  Largest by Drainage Area

Outflows: Amazon River  |  Atlantic Ocean  |  Black Sea  |  Mississippi River  |  Pacific Ocean


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