Amu Darya

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Amu Darya
Oxus, Jayhoun, də Āmu Sind, Vaksu, Amu River
Amudaryasunset.jpg
Leuking at the Amu Darya frae Turkmenistan
Name oreegin: Named for ceety o Āmul (nou Turkmenabat)
Kintras Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Region Central Asie
Tributaries
 - left Panj River
 - right Vakhsh River, Surkhan Darya, Sherabad River, Zeravshan River
Primar soorce Pamir River/Panj River
 - location Lake Zorkul, Pamir Mountains, Tajikistan
 - elevation 4,130 m (13,550 ft)
 - coordinates 37°27′04″N 73°34′21″E / 37.45111°N 73.57250°E / 37.45111; 73.57250
Secondary source Kyzyl-Suu/Vakhsh River
 - location Alay Valley, Pamir Mountains, Kyrgyzstan
 - elevation 4,525 m (14,846 ft)
 - coordinates 39°13′27″N 72°55′26″E / 39.22417°N 72.92389°E / 39.22417; 72.92389
Soorce confluence Kerki
 - elevation 326 m (1,070 ft)
 - coordinates 37°06′35″N 68°18′44″E / 37.10972°N 68.31222°E / 37.10972; 68.31222
Mooth Aral Sea
 - location Amudarya Delta, Uzbekistan
 - elevation 28 m (92 ft)
 - coordinates 44°06′30″N 59°40′52″E / 44.10833°N 59.68111°E / 44.10833; 59.68111Coordinates: 44°06′30″N 59°40′52″E / 44.10833°N 59.68111°E / 44.10833; 59.68111
Lenth 2,400 km (1,491 mi)
Basin 534,739 km2 (206,464 sq mi)
Dischairge
 - average 2,525 m3/s (89,170 cu ft/s) [1]
Amudaryamap.jpg
Cairt o the Amu Darya wattershed

The Amu Darya (Persie: آمودریا, Āmūdaryā; Turkmen: Amyderýa; Turkis: Ceyhun; Uzbek: Amudaryo; Tajik: Амударё; Pashto: د آمو سيند‎, da Āmú Sínd; Auncient Greek: Ὦξος, Oxos; Laitin: Oxus), an aa cried Amu River, is a major river in Central Asie.

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