Don River (Roushie)

Frae Wikipedia
Lowp tae: navigation, rake
Coordinates: 47°03′39″N 39°17′15″E / 47.06083°N 39.28750°E / 47.06083; 39.28750
Don (Дон)
River
The Don river near the veelage Kalininsky in Rostov Oblast.
Kintra Roushie
Regions Tula Oblast, Voronezh Oblast, Lipetsk Oblast, Volgograd Oblast, Rostov Oblast
Tributaries
 - left Khopyor River
 - right Seversky Donets River
Cities Voronezh, Rostov-on-Don
Source
 - location Novomoskovsk, Tula Oblast
 - elevation 238 m (781 ft)
 - coordinates 54°00′43″N 38°16′41″E / 54.01194°N 38.27806°E / 54.01194; 38.27806
Mouth Sea o Azov
 - location Kagal'nik, Rostov Oblast
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
 - coordinates 47°03′39″N 39°17′15″E / 47.06083°N 39.28750°E / 47.06083; 39.28750
Length 1,950 km (1,212 mi)
Basin 425,600 km2 (164,325 sq mi)
Discharge
 - average 935 m3/s (33,019 cu ft/s)
Wattershed o the Don

The Don (Roushie: Дон; IPA: [don]) is ane o the major rivers o Roushie. It rises in the toun o Novomoskovsk 60 kilometres sootheast tae Tula, sootheast o Moscow, an flows for a distance o aboot 1,950 kilometres (1,220 mi) frae the Sea o Azov.

Frae its soorce, the river first flows sootheast tae Voronezh, then soothwast tae its mooth. The main ceety on the river is Rostov on Don. Its main tributary is the Seversky Donets.