Shakva

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Shakva

 

(also Shakovka), a river in Perm’ Oblast, RSFSR; a right tributary of the Sylva River of the Kama River basin. The Shakva is 167 km long and drains an area of 1,580 sq km. It rises in the spurs of the Central Urals and is fed primarily by snow. The city of Kungur is located near the confluence of the Shakva and the Sylva.

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It occupied the Sylva basin from its start till the Tis inflow including its tributaries Babka, Iren, Irgina, Shakva, and Barda (the Sylva is a left-bank tributary of the Chusovaya which is the Kama tributary).