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Rivers of russia

In Russia, more than 2,8 million rivers with a total length of 12,4 million km, the total annual run-off of rivers is 4 258,6 km3 (Of which 90% falls on the basins of the Arctic and Pacific oceans). The number of rivers longer than 500 km (the so-called large rivers) is 214 (0,008% of the total number of rivers), the number of medium rivers (101 km to 500 km) is 2 833 (0,1% of the total number), 133 503 rivers and 2 843 046 km of total length falls on rivers and streams from 10 to 100 km, waterways up to 10 km in length 2 559 454 total length 5 118 642 km. The most full-flowing rivers (in terms of average annual runoff) are: the Yenisei (635 km?), Lena (537 km3), Ob (405 km3), Amur (378 km)3), The Volga (238 km)3). The rivers in Russia have traditionally played a huge role - not only as transport routes, but also as the routes of settling and economic development of new territories. Almost all large cities are built on rivers.
The Aldan River
The Aldan River

Amur river
Amur river

The Angara River
The Angara River

Volga river
Volga river

The Yenisei River
The Yenisei River

Indigirka River
Indigirka River

The Irtysh River
The Irtysh River

The Kolyma River
The Kolyma River

Lena river
Lena river

River Ob
River Ob

The Pechora River
The Pechora River

The Northern Dvina River
The Northern Dvina River

The Ural River
The Ural River

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