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The Moskva River at the Kremlin in Moscow
Map of the Volga watershed with the Moskva River highlighted
Native name Москва
Country Russia
Physical characteristics
River mouth Oka
Length 473 km (294 mi)
Basin features
Basin size 17,600 km2 (6,800 sq mi)

The Moskva River (Russian: река Москва, Москва-река, Moskva-reka) is a river in Russia. It is the river where the capital of Russia Moscow gets it name, as it is the main river in the city. It is a tributary of the Oka River. This river then flows into the Volga River. The Volga flows into the Caspian Sea. The Moskva is around 473 km (294 mi) long.

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