Shilka River

also spelled  Šilka 

      river, Chita oblast (province), southeastern Russia, formed by the union of the Onon and Ingoda rivers. It flows 348 miles (560 km) northeast to unite with the Argun to form the Amur River on the Russia–China border. The area of its drainage basin is 80,000 square miles (206,000 square km). The river is navigable for its entire length.

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  • Amur River — Chinese Heilong Jiang or Hei lung Chiang River, northeastern Asia. The Amur proper begins at the confluence of the Shilka and Argun rivers and is 1,755 mi (2,824 km) long. It flows east southeast along the Russian Chinese border to Khabarovsk,… …   Universalium

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  • Nercha River — The Nercha River Nercha River Chinese name Chinese …   Wikipedia

  • Ingoda River — ( ru. Ингода) is a river in Zabaykalsky Krai of Russia. The length of the river is 708 km. The area of its basin is 37,200 km². Together with the Onon River, it forms the Shilka River. The Ingoda River freezes up in early November and stays under …   Wikipedia

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