Zelenchuk rivers [Зеленчук; Zelenčuk]. Left-bank tributaries of the Kuban River that flow through the Karachai-Cherkess Autonomous oblast and Stavropol krai. The rivers, the Zelenchuk Velykyi and the Zelenchuk Malyi, are 180 and 140 km long respectively. Their sources are in the Caucasus Mountains.
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 5 (1993).]