Syr Darya

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Syr Darya/سیردریا
Jaxartes, Sayhoun
River
Syr Darya at Kyzylorda, Kazakhstan
Kintras Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan
Tributaries
 - left Kara
 - right Naryn, Chirciq, Arys, Chu, Sarysu
Cities Khujand, TJ, Tashkent, UZ, Turkestan, KZ, Kyzylorda, KZ
Soorce Confluence o Naryn an Kara Darya
 - location Fergana Valley, Uzbekistan
 - elevation 400 m (1,312 ft)
 - coordinates 40°54′03″N 71°45′27″E / 40.90083°N 71.75750°E / 40.90083; 71.75750
Mouth Aral Sea
 - location Kazaly, Kazakhstan
 - elevation 42 m (138 ft)
 - coordinates 46°09′15″N 60°52′25″E / 46.15417°N 60.87361°E / 46.15417; 60.87361Coordinates: 46°09′15″N 60°52′25″E / 46.15417°N 60.87361°E / 46.15417; 60.87361
Length 2,212 km (1,374 mi)
Basin 402,760 km2 (155,507 sq mi)
Discharge
 - average 1,180 m3/s (41,671 cu ft/s) [1]
Cairt o the wattershed o Syr Darya. Aral Sea boondaries are c. 1960.

The Syr Darya[pronunciation?] (Persian: سيردريا; Tajik: Сирдарё; Kazakh: Сырдария ; Arabic: سيحون‎; Uzbek: Sirdaryo), an aa transliteratit Syrdarya or Sirdaryo, is a river in Central Asie, sometimes kent as the Jaxartes or Yaxartes[pronunciation?] frae its Auncient Greek name Ἰαξάρτης.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Daene C. McKinney. "Cooperative Management of Transboundary Water Resources in Central Asia" (PDF). Ce.utexas.edu. Retrieved 2014-02-07.