Ōyodo River

Ōyodo River
大淀川

Ōyodo River in Miyazaki, Miyazaki Prefecture
Mouth Sea of Hyūga
Basin countries Japan
Length 107 km (66 mi)
Avg. discharge 105.86 m3/s (3,738 cu ft/s) at mouth
Basin area 2,230 km2 (860 sq mi)

The Ōyodo River (大淀川 Ōyodo-gawa?) is a river which runs through Kagoshima and Miyazaki prefectures in Japan. The river ultimately empties in the Pacific Ocean. In some towns along the route, the river is also known as the Akae River (赤江川 Akae-gawa?) and the Saru River (左流川 Saru-gawa?).[citation needed]

River communities

The river passes through or forms the boundary of the following communities:

Kagoshima Prefecture
Soo
Miyazaki Prefecture
Miyakonojō, Kobayashi, Miyazaki

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