Note: Do not rely on this information. It is very old.
Kama, the chief tributary of the Volga, 1,050 miles in length, has a very irregular course. Rising in the E. of the government of Viatka, it flows N.W., N.E., E., S.E., S., and finally S.W., joining the Volga 43 miles below Kazan. It is navigable from this point to Perm, a distance of 930 miles.