Kura River

Kura RiverArticle #3. Vol. 7, pg 39.

Geography is a real bitch without a map.  Reading Britannica’s entry on the Kura River, we’re told several facts:

  • Kura is the largest river in Transcaucasia
  • Kura runs through Turkey, Georgia and Azerbaijan
  • Kura dumps into the Caspian Sea
  • You can navigate the Kura all the way up to Yevlax

To divert attention from the fact that I have no idea where or what Transcaucasia is, I’ll just say that I’m adding Yevlax to my must-visit list, just based on its name.

Ok, I looked it up.  Transcaucasia is just the area south of the Caucasus Mountains, between the Black and Caspian Seas.

Oh, and here’s a map, annotated by yours truly.  Now you know where it is (no thanks to Britannica).


Lots more about the Kura at Wikipedia.

“Kura River.” Encyclopedia Britannica. 15th ed. 2010. Vol 7, pg 39.

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