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Vyatka River
View of the Vyatka at Kirov
Map of the Volga watershed with the Vyatka basin highlighted
Country "Russia
Physical characteristics
"River mouth "Kama River
Length 1,314 km (816 mi)
  • Average rate:
    890 cubic metres per second (31,000 cu ft/s)
Basin features
Basin size 129,000 km2 (50,000 sq mi)

The Vyatka River ("/ˈvjɑːtkə/; "Russian: Вя́тка, IPA: "[ˈvʲatkə]; "Tatar: "Cyrillic Нократ, "Latin Noqrat; "Mari: Виче, Viče, "Udmurt: Ватка, Vatka) is a river in "Kirov Oblast and the "Republic of Tatarstan in "Russia, a right "tributary of the "Kama River. It is 1,314 kilometres (816 mi) long, and its "drainage basin covers 129,000 square kilometres (50,000 sq mi).

The Vyatka River begins in the northern parts of "Udmurtia. It freezes up in the early November and stays under the ice until the second half of April. Its principal tributaries are Kobra, "Letka, Velikaya, "Moloma, "Pizhma, "Cheptsa, Bystritsa, Voya, and "Kilmez Rivers. The Vyatka River teems with fish: "bream, "roach, "tench, "sheat fish, "pike, "European perch, "zander, etc.

The Vyatka River is "navigable from its "mouth to the city of "Kirov, 700 kilometres (430 mi) upriver. The main "ports are Kirov, "Kotelnich, "Sovetsk, and "Vyatskiye Polyany.

"Coordinates: 58°20′N 52°20′E / 58.333°N 52.333°E / 58.333; 52.333

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