Amur Bay
Amur Bay is a north western part of Peter the Great Gulf
Peter the Great Gulf
The Peter the Great Gulf is the largest gulf of the Sea of Japan adjoining the coast of Russia's Primorski Krai...


Its length is 65 km, width is 10-20 km, and depth is approximately 20 m.

Amur Bay is a popular recreation area
Recreation area
A recreation area is a type of protected area designated in some jurisdictions. In the United States, National Recreation Areas are administered by several different agencies. They typically do not meet the strict guidelines to become national parks. In U.S...

 in Primorsky Krai
Primorsky Krai
Primorsky Krai , informally known as Primorye , is a federal subject of Russia . Primorsky means "maritime" in Russian, hence the region is sometimes referred to as Maritime Province or Maritime Territory. Its administrative center is in the city of Vladivostok...

. There are many sanatorium
A sanatorium is a medical facility for long-term illness, most typically associated with treatment of tuberculosis before antibiotics...

s, resorts and children's summer camp
Summer camp
Summer camp is a supervised program for children or teenagers conducted during the summer months in some countries. Children and adolescents who attend summer camp are known as campers....


The city is located in the southern extremity of Muravyov-Amursky Peninsula, which is about 30 km long and approximately 12 km wide.The highest point is Mount Kholodilnik, the height of which is 257 m...

 is situated on the eastern coast of the bay
A bay is an area of water mostly surrounded by land. Bays generally have calmer waters than the surrounding sea, due to the surrounding land blocking some waves and often reducing winds. Bays also exist as an inlet in a lake or pond. A large bay may be called a gulf, a sea, a sound, or a bight...

. Other large settlements are Trudovoe and Uglovoe.

The Eastern Bosphorus
Eastern Bosphorus
Eastern Bosphorus is a strait that separates the Muravyov-Amursky Peninsula and Russky Island, and connects Amur Bay and Ussuri Bay.The depth is up to 50 m...

 connects Amur Bay and Ussuri Bay
Ussuri Bay
Ussuri Bay is a northern east part of Peter the Great Gulf.Its length is 67 km, a wide is 10–55 km, depth is approximately 40 m.Ussuri Bay is a popular recreation area in Primorsky Krai ....

. Amba
Amba River
Amba River is a river in Primorsky Krai.It rises in Borisov Plateau of Sikhote-Alin and flow into Amur Bay of Sea of Japan. The river is 63 km long, its drainage basin area is 330 square kilometres...

 and Razdolnaya
Razdolnaya River
Razdolnaya or Suifen is a river in People's Republic of China and Russia. Suifen is the Manchu word for awl, referring to the shape of a species of Oncomelania snail....

, Narva, Barabashevka rivers flow into Amur Bay.
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