- Sura River
river_name = Sura River
caption = Map of the Volga watershed with the Sura highlighted
length = 841 km
watershed = 67,500 km²
Sura ( _ru. Сура́, _cv. Сăр) is a river in
Russia, a right tributaryof the Volga River. It flows through Penza Oblast, Mordovia, Ulyanovsk Oblast, Chuvashiaand Nizhny Novgorod Oblast. Its length is 841 km, it is navigable for 394 km from the mouth.
The city of
Penza, and smaller towns Alatyr, Shumerlya, Yadrinlie along the Sura. At the confluence with the Volga there is a settlement of Vasilsursk.
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