Aras (river)

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Aras
Kintra Turkey, Armenie, Iran, Azerbaijan
Physical characteristics
Lenth 1,072 km (666 mi)

The Aras (Persie: ارس), an aa kent as Araks (Armenie: Արաքս), Yeraskh (Classical Armenie: Երասխ), Araxes (Greek: Αράξης), Aras (in Turkis and Kurdish),[1] Araz (in Azerbaijani), is a river in an alang the kintras o Turkey, Armenie, Azerbaijan, an Iran. It drains the sooth side o the Lesser Caucasus Moontains an then jyns the Kura River which drains the north side o those moontains. Its tot lenth is 1,072 kilometres (666 mi). Gien its lenth an a basin that covers an aurie o 102,000 square kilometres (39,000 sq mi), it is ane o the lairgest rivers o the Caucasus.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Aras River". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 29 October 2013. 

Coordinates: 40°01′06″N 48°27′13″E / 40.0184°N 48.4535°E / 40.0184; 48.4535