ⓘ Vyatka River

                                     

ⓘ Vyatka River

The Vyatka River is a river in Kirov Oblast and the Republic of Tatarstan in Russia, a right tributary of the Kama River. It is 1.314 kilometres long, and its drainage basin covers 129.000 square kilometres.

The Vyatka River begins in the northern parts of Udmurtia. It freezes up in the early November and stays under the ice until the second half of April. Its principal tributaries are Kobra, Letka, Velikaya, Moloma, Pizhma, Cheptsa, Bystritsa, Voya, and Kilmez Rivers. The Vyatka River teems with fish: bream, roach, tench, sheat fish, pike, European perch, zander, etc.

The Vyatka River is navigable from its mouth to the city of Kirov, 700 kilometres 430 mi upriver. The main ports are Kirov, Kotelnich, Sovetsk, and Vyatskiye Polyany.