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Azerbaijani river network consists of more than 8350 rivers, of which 2 river’s length is over 500 km, 22 rivers – between 101-500 km, 324 rivers – between 11-100 km, and length of most of the rivers is less than 10 km.
The rivers of he Republic of Azerbaijan belongs to the Caspian basin as a whole. In separate they are related to three basins:
1. Kura River and rivers of its basin  (the left and right tributaries of the Kura River)
2. Rivers of Araz basin (left tributaries of the Araz)
3. Rivers directly flowing to the Caspian Sea.

River

Flows in to (from which bank)

Length, km

Water collection area, sq.km

Altitude, m

Origin

Mouth

1

Kura River

Caspian Sea

1515

188000

2740

-27

2

Ganikh(Alazan)

Mingechevir water reservoir

413

16920

2560

75

3

Gabırrı(İori)

Mingechevir water reservoir

389

4840

2560

51

4

Khrami

Kura river (right)

220

8340

2422

255

5

Aghstafachay

Kura river (right)

133

2586

3000

210

6

Kurekchay

Kura river (right)

126

2080

3100

18

7

Araz

Kura river (right)

1072

102000

2990

-11

8

Arpachay

Araz (left)

126

2630

2985

780

9

Hakarichay

Araz (left)

128

5540

3080

268

10

Samur

Caspian Sea

216

4430

3600

-27

11

Pirsaat

Caspian Sea

199

2280

2400

-11

12

Bolgarchay

Mahmudchala lake

168

2170

1710

-17




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