Ural is a river which flows through Russia and Kazakhstan in Eurasia. It is the third longest river in Europe after Volga and Danube rivers as well as 18th longest river of Asia. Ural River is considered as the part of the boundary which divides continents of Europe and Asia. Ural River originates in the Southern Ural Mountains and gets drained into the Caspian Sea. The Ural River Bridge in Orenberg shows Europe on one side and Asia on the other side.
Ural River has a tree like shape of the delta and the entire length of the Ural River is considered as the Europe-Asia boundary. During winter, many parts of Ural River freeze and during flood the width of the river goes up to 10 kilometers.
Ten Lines on Ural River in English
10 Lines on Ural River – Set 1
1) Ural is the trans-boundary river which flows in Russia and Kazakhstan in Eurasia.
2) It is the third longest river in Europe after Volga and Danube rivers.
3) Ural River is considered as a part of the boundary between Europe and Asia.
4) The river originates in the southern Ural Mountains near Mount Kruglaya.
5) Ural River flows to the south and then west towards the north flowing Tobol River.
6) At Orsk, it moves westwards to the southern end which crosses Orenburg.
7) Ural River turns to south at lowland of semi desert area and falls into Caspian Sea.
8) The length of Ural River is 2428 km and the catchment area is 237,000 square km.
9) The tributaries of the Ural River are Derkul, Chagan, Irtek, Ilek, Bolshaya Chobda etc.
10) Cities which are located on the banks of Ural River are Orenburg, Astray, Uralsk etc.
10 Lines on Ural River – Set 2
1) Ural River is the river which flows through Russia and Kazakhstan and is the third longest river in Europe and 18th longest river in Asia.
2) Generally, Ural River is considered as the boundary which divides the continents of Europe and Asia.
3) Ural River originates near Mount Kruglaya which is located in the Ural Mountains and flows to west of the north flowing Tobol River through Magnitogorsk.
4) Through Orsk, Ural River turns to the west for approximately 300 km to Orenburg and there Sakmara river joins it.
5) From Orenburg, Ural River continues to flow west and then enters Kazakhstan and turns to south at Oral and then moves forward to get drained into Caspian Sea.
6) Ural River mostly gets water by melting snow which is up to 60 to 70 percent and most of the annual discharge occurs during flood time.
7) The mean water discharge of Ural River is 104 cubic metre/second near Orenburg and 400 cubic meter/second at Kushum village, which is 76.5 km from the mouth.
8) About 200 km from the mouth of the Ural River, the area is considered as dangerous for shipping called Kruglovskaya Prova since it narrows and creates a deep pit.
9) The Ural River delta is a favourable and important habitat for animals, birds and various endangered species live on the basin like white pelican, pygmy cormorant etc.
10) A multipurpose dam and a hydroelectric station have been constructed at Iriklinsky which is located in the south of Magnitogorsk.
10 Lines on Ural River – Set 3
1) Ural River emerges from the western part of Russia.
2) It is regarded as the third-longest river in Europe.
3) The river traces its course through Russia and Kazakhstan.
4) Ural River forms a border between the Asian and European Continent.
5) Ural Mountains in Russia are the originating point of river Ural.
6) Ural River is 2428 m in length.
7) The area of the drainage basin of the river is 231000 square km.
8) The rate of average discharge of the Ural River is 400 cubic meters per second.
9) Chagan, Doguz, Sakmara, Tanalyk, etc. are the tributaries of river Ural.
10) Ural River finally drains into the Caspian Sea.
10 Lines on Ural River – Set 4
1) Ural River is an important river of the Asian and European continents.
2) It is stated as the 18th longest river in Asia.
3) Yapan, Yaik, Kazah, was names of the river before 1775.
4) The name Ural was given to the river by Catherine II of Russia.
5) Ural River mainly receives its water from the melting of snow.
6) The river gets flooded during the months of March and April.
7) Ural River water gets frozen near the source during the month of November.
8) The river forms a big tree like delta before entering into the Caspian Sea.
9) It is a good resting place for several species of migratory birds.
10) Ural River basin is home to a variety of flora and fauna.
The Ural River basin is very rich in mineral resources and mineral ores such as Magnetite. It is available in plenty in eastern slope and some of the ores contain alloy metals. The largest copper ore deposits are at Sebia and Nickel ores are located at Ufaley. In the Ural River basin, there is large deposits of bauxite, gold, platinum and Chromite. Because of the rich mineral resources at Ural River basin, the leading industries like mining, metallurgy etc are located here.