The Dnieper and the Desna Rivers' drainage basin. Belarus is labeled as Weiß-russland and Russia as Russ-land.
|- location||Smolensk Heights, |
|near Kiev, Ukraine|
|360 m3/s (13,000 cu ft/s)|
In Ukraine, the river's width ranges from 60 to 250 metres, with its average depth being 3 m (10 ft). The mean annual discharge at its mouth is 360 m³/s (12,713 ft³/s). The river freezes over from early December to early April, and is navigable from
The Desna River originates in the Smolensk Heights of
After its confluence with the
The Desna has 18 right and 13 left tributaries. The most significant are: