Moskva River

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The Moskva River (река Москва, Москва-река, Moskva-reka) is a river of western Russia.wikipedia
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Moscow

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It rises about 140 km west of Moscow, and flows roughly east through the Smolensk and Moscow Oblasts, passing through central Moscow.
Moscow is situated on the Moskva River in the Central Federal District of European Russia, making it Europe's most populated inland city.

Moscow Oblast

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It rises about 140 km west of Moscow, and flows roughly east through the Smolensk and Moscow Oblasts, passing through central Moscow.
Typical Jurassic deposits, in the form of black clay, are found within and around the city of Moscow and in the valley of the Moscow River.

Kolomna

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About 110 km south east of Moscow, at the city of Kolomna, it flows into the Oka River, itself a tributary of the Volga, which ultimately flows into the Caspian Sea. The river also flows through the towns of Mozhaysk, Zvenigorod, Zhukovsky, Bronnitsy, Voskresensk, and — at the confluence of the Moskva and Oka — Kolomna.
Kolomna is an ancient city of Moscow Oblast, Russia, situated at the confluence of the Moskva and Oka Rivers, 114 km (by rail) southeast of Moscow.

Oka River

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About 110 km south east of Moscow, at the city of Kolomna, it flows into the Oka River, itself a tributary of the Volga, which ultimately flows into the Caspian Sea.
Its length exceeds 1500 km. The Russian capital Moscow sits on one of the Oka's tributaries—the Moskva River.

Yauza River

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The main tributaries are the Ruza, Istra, Yauza, Pakhra, and Severka rivers.
The Yauza is a river in Moscow and Mytishchi, Russia, a tributary of the Moskva River.

Moscow Canal

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Since completion of the Moscow Canal (1932–1937), the Moskva River has also collected a share of Upper Volga water.
The Moscow Canal (Кана́л и́мени Москвы́), named the Moskva-Volga Canal until 1947, is a canal that connects the Moskva River with the Volga River.

Zhukovsky, Moscow Oblast

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The river also flows through the towns of Mozhaysk, Zvenigorod, Zhukovsky, Bronnitsy, Voskresensk, and — at the confluence of the Moskva and Oka — Kolomna.
Zhukovsky is a city in Moscow Oblast, Russia, located on the Moskva River, 40 km southeast of Moscow.

List of bridges in Moscow

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As of 2007, there are 49 bridges across the Moskva River and its canals within Moscow city limits; the first stone bridge, Bolshoi Kamennyi Bridge, was erected in 1692.
This is a partial list of bridges of Moscow, Russia, including existing rail, road and foot bridges over Moskva River, Moskva Canal, Vodootvodny Canal within the MKAD beltway limits and the bridges over Yauza River downstream from Rostokino.

Zvenigorod

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The river also flows through the towns of Mozhaysk, Zvenigorod, Zhukovsky, Bronnitsy, Voskresensk, and — at the confluence of the Moskva and Oka — Kolomna. The average discharge, including Volga waters, varies from 38 m³/s near Zvenigorod to 250 m³/s at the Oka inlet.
Zvenigorod rose to prominence in the late 14th century after it was bequeathed by Dmitry Donskoy to his second son Yuri, who founded his residence on the steep bank of the Moskva River.

Mozhaysk

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The river also flows through the towns of Mozhaysk, Zvenigorod, Zhukovsky, Bronnitsy, Voskresensk, and — at the confluence of the Moskva and Oka — Kolomna.
First mentioned in 1231 as an appanage of Chernigov; Mozhaysk took its name from the Mozhay (Mozhaya) River, whose name is of Baltic origin (compare Lithuanian mažoja "small" - in contrast to the larger Moskva River nearby).

Bolshoy Kamenny Bridge

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As of 2007, there are 49 bridges across the Moskva River and its canals within Moscow city limits; the first stone bridge, Bolshoi Kamennyi Bridge, was erected in 1692.
Bolshoy Kamenny Bridge (Большой Каменный мост, Greater Stone Bridge) is a steel arch bridge spanning Moskva River at the western end of the Moscow Kremlin.

Volga Finns

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Finno-Ugric Merya and Muroma people, who originally inhabited the area, called the river Mustajoki.
12 such sites were found from the Moskva River, along the Oka River to the town Kasimov.

Bronnitsy

The river also flows through the towns of Mozhaysk, Zvenigorod, Zhukovsky, Bronnitsy, Voskresensk, and — at the confluence of the Moskva and Oka — Kolomna.
Historical center of Bronnitsy stands on the southern bank of narrow and shallow Lake Belskoe, a former path of Moskva River that is now completely cut off the river.

Pakhra River

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The main tributaries are the Ruza, Istra, Yauza, Pakhra, and Severka rivers.
The Pakhra River is a river in Moscow Oblast and the city of Moscow, Russia, a right tributary of the Moskva River.

Moscow Kremlin

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Balchug Island, also known as Bolotny Ostrov, lying just opposite the Kremlin. The island was formed by the construction of the Vodootvodny Canal in the 1780s, and has no official name in Russian. Moscow residents informally call it "Bolotny Ostrov" (Bog Island) while members of Moscow's English-speaking community refer to it as Balchug.
The Moscow Kremlin, or simply the Kremlin, is a fortified complex at the heart of Moscow, overlooking the Moskva River to the south, Saint Basil's Cathedral and Red Square to the east, and the Alexander Garden to the west.

Balchug

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Balchug Island, also known as Bolotny Ostrov, lying just opposite the Kremlin. The island was formed by the construction of the Vodootvodny Canal in the 1780s, and has no official name in Russian. Moscow residents informally call it "Bolotny Ostrov" (Bog Island) while members of Moscow's English-speaking community refer to it as Balchug.
Balchug, also known as Bolotny Island ("The Marsh Island", Боло́тный о́стров), is an island in the very centre of Moscow, Russia, in between the Moskva River (right across from the Kremlin) and its old riverbed, which was turned into the Vodootvodny Canal in 1786.

Istra River

Istra
The main tributaries are the Ruza, Istra, Yauza, Pakhra, and Severka rivers.
It is a left tributary of the Moskva River.

Ruza River

Ruza
The main tributaries are the Ruza, Istra, Yauza, Pakhra, and Severka rivers.
Ruza River is a river in the Moscow Oblast in Russia, left tributary of the Moscow River.

Vodootvodny Canal

Balchug Island, also known as Bolotny Ostrov, lying just opposite the Kremlin. The island was formed by the construction of the Vodootvodny Canal in the 1780s, and has no official name in Russian. Moscow residents informally call it "Bolotny Ostrov" (Bog Island) while members of Moscow's English-speaking community refer to it as Balchug.
It was built in the 1780s on the old riverbed of the Moskva River to control floods and support shipping.

Gorky Park (Moscow)

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There is a fleet of river ice-breaker cruisers which ply routes from moorings at the Hotel Ukraine and Gorky Park to the Novospassky Monastery and back.
Gorky Park, located at and situated just across the Moskva River from Park Kultury Metro station, opened in 1928.

Novospassky Monastery

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There is a fleet of river ice-breaker cruisers which ply routes from moorings at the Hotel Ukraine and Gorky Park to the Novospassky Monastery and back.
Upon its removal to the left bank of the Moskva River in 1491, the abbey was renamed the New Saviour, to distinguish it from the older one in the Kremlin.

Nagatinsky Zaton District

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One uninhabited island north of Nagatino.
Nagatinsky zaton District is a district in Southern Administrative Okrug of Moscow, Russia, located on the right bank of the Moskva River.

European Russia

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The Moskva River (река Москва, Москва-река, Moskva-reka) is a river of western Russia.

Smolensk Oblast

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It rises about 140 km west of Moscow, and flows roughly east through the Smolensk and Moscow Oblasts, passing through central Moscow.

Volga River

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About 110 km south east of Moscow, at the city of Kolomna, it flows into the Oka River, itself a tributary of the Volga, which ultimately flows into the Caspian Sea. Since completion of the Moscow Canal (1932–1937), the Moskva River has also collected a share of Upper Volga water.
Connections with the lakes of the North (Lake Ladoga, Lake Onega), Saint Petersburg and the Baltic Sea are possible through the Volga–Baltic Waterway; and commerce with Moscow has been realised by the Moscow Canal connecting the Volga and the Moskva River.