Sura River


Sura River

Infobox River
river_name = Sura River


caption = Map of the Volga watershed with the Sura highlighted
origin =
mouth = Volga River
basin_countries = Russia
length = 841 km
elevation =
discharge =
watershed = 67,500 km²

Sura ( _ru. Сура́, _cv. Сăр) is a river in Russia, a right tributary of the Volga River. It flows through Penza Oblast, Mordovia, Ulyanovsk Oblast, Chuvashia and 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, Yadrin lie along the Sura. At the confluence with the Volga there is a settlement of Vasilsursk.


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