Volga River


Volga River
n. river in the state of Iowa (USA)

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  • Volga River — River, western Russia. Europe s longest river and the principal waterway of western Russia, it rises in the Valdai Hills northwest of Moscow and flows 2,193 mi (3,530 km) southeastward to empty into the Caspian Sea. It is used for power… …   Universalium

  • Volga River — Geobox River name = Volga River native name = Волга other name = other name1 = image size = 300 image caption = Volga in Yaroslavl (autumn morning) country = Russia country1 = state = state1 = region = region1 = district = district1 = city =… …   Wikipedia

  • Volga River —    Europe’s largest river in terms of length, discharge, and watershed, the Volga rises in the Valdai Hills of western Russia and empties into the Caspian Sea. The river is more than 3,600 kilometers in length and has a watershed of 1.3 million… …   Historical Dictionary of the Russian Federation

  • Volga River — noun a Russian river; the longest river in Europe; flows into the Caspian Sea • Syn: ↑Volga • Instance Hypernyms: ↑river • Part Holonyms: ↑Russia, ↑Russian Federation …   Useful english dictionary

  • Volga River Steamers — The use of steam boats on the Volga River began in the year 1821.HistoryRapid developmentFormerly tens of thousands of burlaki, or Volga boatmen, were employed in dragging boats up the Volga and its tributaries, but this method of traction has… …   Wikipedia

  • Volga River (Iowa) — The Volga River is a river in the U.S. state of Iowa. It is the major tributary of the Turkey River (Iowa) in the northeastern part of the state. The river runs through Fayette and Clayton counties before joining the Turkey River near Elkport.… …   Wikipedia

  • Volga (disambiguation) — Volga can refer to the following.Geography;Russia *Volga River, the largest river of Europe and a national river of Russia *Volga Federal District, one of the seven Federal districts of Russia *Volga, Russia, a settlement in Yaroslavl Oblat,… …   Wikipedia

  • Volga Region — Volga drainage basin Volga Region (Russian: Поволжье, Povolzhye) is a historical region of Russia that encompasses the territories adjacent to the flow of Volga River. According to the flow of the river, it is usually classified into the Middle… …   Wikipedia

  • Volga class motorship — is a class of Russian river passenger ships. [ [http://www.riverships.ru/russian/types/?grp=1 Long voyage passenger ships] ru icon] It is named after Volga River.Three deck cruise ships built in Austria, 1970. [… …   Wikipedia

  • Volga-Baltaic — /volˈgä böl tāˈik/ adjective Of or relating to the group of languages to which Estonian, Finnish and Lapp belong ORIGIN: Volga river, and Baltic Sea …   Useful english dictionary


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