Size- The Volga is the longest river in Europe; it is also Europe's largest river in terms of discharge and watershed. It goes up to 2,294 miles in length. The upper Volga was 7 to 11 meters deep, the middle Volga 12 to 14 meters deep. High levels of chemical pollution currently give cause for environmental concern.
Physical Characteristics- Types include; The sturgeon is the reason why Russia is associated with fine caviar, but high demand for this fish's eggs and deteriorating habitat have knocked down populations -- and hammered fishing towns -- up and down the Volga. With up to a 135-inch wingspan, the rare dalmatian pelican enjoys spending March through October in the Volga River delta. Moscow is far from sunny Florida in culture and climate, but pink flamingoes bring a bit of tropical flair to the Volga wetlands. Caspian seals are only found in the landlocked saltwater body, and the seals are the only marine mammal there. The water type includes saltwater and freshwater, when the caspian sea flows into it, there is a section with salt water the fresh water is from it being a river. The weather/climate consists of in Western Europe, summers are mild, but winters are significantly colder, with snowfall a common occurrence.