The Charysh (Russian: Чарыш; Altay: Чарас, Çaras) is a river in south-western Siberia in Russia, flowing into the left bank of the Ob.[1] It is 547 kilometres (340 mi) long, and has a drainage basin of 22,200 square kilometres (8,600 sq mi).[2] Its source is in the Korgon mountains in the Altai Republic, then descends into the pre-altaic depression in the Altai Krai, and it flows into the Ob 100 kilometres (62 mi) upstream of the regional capital of Barnaul. Its largest tributaries are the Inya, Belaya and Loktevka from the left, and the Maralikha from the right.[1] The main settlements on the Charysh are Ust-Kan, Charyshskoye, Krasnoshchyokovo, Ust-Kalmanka and Ust-Charyshskaya Pristan.

Physical characteristics
 • coordinates
52°21′40″N 83°43′20″E / 52.3611°N 83.7222°E / 52.3611; 83.7222
Length547 km (340 mi)
Basin size22,200 km2 (8,600 sq mi)
Basin features
ProgressionObKara Sea

Beloglazovo is a village located on the Charysh.[3]


  1. ^ a b Чарыш Archived 2014-11-29 at the Wayback Machine, Great Soviet Encyclopedia
  2. ^ "Река ЧАРЫШ in the State Water Register of Russia". (in Russian).
  3. ^ Siberia and Eastern Russia: Central Siberia. Document (United States. War Dept.). U.S. Government Printing Office. 1918. p. 107. Retrieved June 7, 2019.