Rivers of Turkey


Rivers of Turkey can be divided into several groups depending on where they flow.

Flow into the Black Sea

Europe

  • Mutludere (also known as Rezovo) flows from Turkey into Bulgaria. 112 km.
  • Veleka flows into Bulgaria and then into the Black Sea. 147 km (25 km in Turkey)

Anatolia

  • Kızılırmak 'Red River' is the longest river in Turkey, also known as the Halys River. 1,350 km
    • Delice River - tributary
    • Devrez River - tributary
    • Gök River - tributary (also known as Gökırmak and in Classical times, Amnias)

Flow into the Marmara Sea

Flow into the Aegean Sea

Europe

  • Meriç (Maritsa or Evros) is in the European section of Turkey and has its source in Bulgaria. It is 480 km long.
    • Tunca is a 350 km tributary in Bulgaria
    • Ergene is a tributary inside of Turkey.

Anatolia

Flow into the Mediterranean Sea

Flow into the Persian Gulf

Flow into the Caspian Sea

Ancient

See also

Turkey portal
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