The Vakhsh River (Tajik: Вахш), an aa kent as the Surkhob (in north-central Tajikistan) an the Kyzyl-Suu (in Kyrgyzstan), is a Central Asian river, an ane o the main rivers o the naition o Tajikistan. It is a tributary o the Amu Darya river.[2]

Vakhsh River
The Vakhsh River (heichlichtit in blue)
River moothAmu Darya
Basin size39,100 km2 (15,100 sq mi)
Pheesical chairacteristics
Lenth786 km (488 mi)
  • Average rate:
    621 m3/s (21,900 cu ft/s)[1]


  1. "Vakhsh at Golovnaya Hyd`Elec`Power". Soviet Union Hydro-Station archive. UNESCO. 1936–1985. Retrieved 2014-02-01.
  2. "Tajikistan - Topography and Drainage" in Tajikistan: a Country Study (Washington: Library of Congress, 1996)