The Oussouri (Chinese simplified: 乌苏里江; Pinyin: Wūsūlǐ Jīang; Russian: рекаУссури) is a river of the south-east of the Russia running out towards the north and which forms, with the river Amour, part of the border with the China. It has length a 897 km and its basin has a surface of 193.000 km. Its water comes from precipitations (60%), snow (30 35%) and underground sources.
Oussouri takes its source with the east-north-east of Vladivostok, in the south of the Massif of Sikhote Alin, assembly line coastal located at the level of the Japan. Its source is at a few kilometers of the coast of the Mer of Japan. Its course moves initially towards the interior of the grounds towards north. Once left the mountainous solid mass, the river receives water of the Sungatschi whose course delimits the border between the China and the Russia. The course of Oussouri plays the part of border starting from this junction. Further, the river receives water of the Muling He. The town of Khabarovsk, chief town of the Krai de Khabarovsk, is with the confluence of Oussouri and the Amour.
Oussouri is known for its catastrophic floods. It is cold from November to April.
Oussouri was the theater of a beginning of conflict following the Rupture sino-Soviet which resulted in frontier incidental along the river in the month of March 1969, then in August of the same year.
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