Where is Sea of Azov?
The Azov Sea (Ukrainian Азовське море, Russian pal, in ancient times also Palus maeotis or Maiotis) is a side sea of the Black Sea and is connected to it by the Kerch Strait. The city of Azov at the mouth of the Don’s name to the inland sea.
The area of 37,600 km2 is about 70 times as large as Lake Constance and slightly larger than Baden-Württemberg, but the maximum depth is only 14 meters. Thus, with an average depth of only 8 meters, the sea of Azov is the shallowest sea on Earth, so that in summer it can easily reach 25 to 30 °C water temperature, while in Winter it can freeze for two to four months. The salinity is on average eleven per thousand, in the northern parts it is even only two to four per thousand.
The main tributaries are the Don and the Kuban. Due to their permanent freshwater inflow, they provide a relatively low salinity, which is only a quarter of the salinity in the Black Sea.
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