The Kuban River (Roushie: Куба́нь, pronounced [kuˈbanʲ]) is a river in Roushie, in the North Caucasus region. It flows maistly through Krasnodar Krai (660 km) but an aa in the Karachay–Cherkess Republic, Stavropol Krai an the Republic o Adygea.

Kuban River
KintraRoushie
Basin
River moothAzov Sea

The Kuban, kent tae Herodotus as Hypanis, flows 870 km north an wast frae its soorce near Munt Elbrus in the Caucasus Muntains, eventually reachin Temryuk Bay in the Sea o Azov. It is navigable up tae Krasnodar.

Major ceeties alang the Kuban are Karachayevsk, Cherkessk, Nevinnomyssk, Armavir, Ust-Labinsk, Krasnodar an Temryuk. Despite its name, Slavyansk-na-Kubani lies nae on the Kuban River, but on its distributary the Protoka.

Coordinates: 45°20′N 37°24′E / 45.333°N 37.400°E / 45.333; 37.400