Engilchek River

Engilchek River (Эңилчек дарыясы)
Country Kyrgyzstan
Region Issyk Kul Region
District Ak-Suu District
Mouth Saryjaz
 - coordinates KG 42°01′56″N 79°04′02″E / 42.03222°N 79.06722°E / 42.03222; 79.06722Coordinates: KG 42°01′56″N 79°04′02″E / 42.03222°N 79.06722°E / 42.03222; 79.06722
Basin 1,730 km2 (668 sq mi)
 - average 30.0 m3/s (1,059 cu ft/s)

The Engilchek River (Kyrgyz: Эңилчек дарыясы) is a river in Ak-Suu District of Issyk Kul Region of eastern Kyrgyzstan. It drains the Engilchek Glacier in the Central Tian Shan Mountains. It is a left tributary of the river Saryjaz (Aksu in China). Its basin area is 1730 km2, and its annual average flow rate is 30.0 m3/s.[1] The only populated place on its banks is the mining village Engilchek, near its confluence with the Saryjaz.


  1. "Basic hydrographic characteristics of rivers of Tarim River basin". Retrieved 2015-08-18.

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