Kızılırmak River

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Coordinates: 41°44′04″N 35°57′23″E / 41.73444°N 35.95639°E / 41.73444; 35.95639
Kızılırmak
Halys
River
Kızılırmak in İskilip (Taybi Ovası)
Kintra Turkey
Tributaries
 - left Devrez River, Gök River
 - right Delice River
Cities Sivas, Kırşehir, Kırıkkale
Source
 - location İmranlı, Sivas Province
 - elevation 2,000 m (6,562 ft)
 - coordinates 39°48′N 38°18′E / 39.800°N 38.300°E / 39.800; 38.300
Mouth Black Sea
 - location Bafra, Samsun Province
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
 - coordinates 41°44′04″N 35°57′23″E / 41.73444°N 35.95639°E / 41.73444; 35.95639
Length 1,355 km (842 mi)
Cairt o the Kızılırmak wattershed
Offeecial name: Kizilirmak Delta
Designatit: Aprile 15, 1998 [1]

The Kızılırmak (Turkish for "Reid River"), an aa kent as the Halys River (Auncient Greek: Ἅλυς), is the langest river in Turkey amang the rivers which oreeginates an ends in Turkey (baith origin an mooth bein in Turkey). It is a soorce o hydroelectric pouer an is nae uused for navigation.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Ramsar List". Ramsar.org. Retrieved 13 April 2013.