Donets

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For ither uises, see Donets (disambiguation).
Donets
Северский Донец и Святогорская Лавра. 2006.jpg
View o the Donets an Sviatohirsk Lavra, the Holy Muntains.
Kintra Ukraine
Ceeties Belgorod, Lysychansk, Sievierodonetsk
Soorce
 - location Prokhorovsky Destrict, Belgorod Oblast, Roushie
 - elevation 200 m (656 ft)
 - coordinates 50°57′52″N 36°54′9″E / 50.96444°N 36.90250°E / 50.96444; 36.90250
Mooth Don River
 - location Rostov Oblast, Roushie
 - elevation 5.5 m (18 ft)
 - coordinates 47°36′1″N 40°53′48″E / 47.60028°N 40.89667°E / 47.60028; 40.89667Coordinates: 47°36′1″N 40°53′48″E / 47.60028°N 40.89667°E / 47.60028; 40.89667
Lenth 1,053 km (654 mi)
Basin 98,900 km2 (38,186 sq mi)
Discharge
 - average 159 m3/s (5,615 cu ft/s)
Seversky Donets.png
Map o the Donets basin

The Siverskyi Donets ([Сіверський Донець] error: {{lang-xx}}: text has italic markup (help)) or Seversky Donets ([Северский Донец] error: {{lang-xx}}: text has italic markup (help)), uisually simply cried the Donets, is a river on the sooth o the East European Plain. It is the fowert langest river in Ukraine. Donets oreeginates in the Central Russian Upland, north o Belgorod, flows sooth-east throu Ukraine (Kharkiv, Donetsk an Luhansk Oblasts) an then again throu Roushie (Rostov Oblast) tae jyn the Don River, aboot 100 km (62 mi) frae the Sea o Azov. The Donets is the fowert lairgest river in Ukraine an the biggest in the Eastren Ukraine. It is a important soorce o fresh watter in the east o the kintra. It gies its name tae the Donets Basin, kent commonly as the Donbass, a important coal minin region in Ukraine.

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