river in the N Caucasus, flowing northwest into the Sea of Azov: c. 570 mi (917 km)
- a river in Russia, in the North Caucasus region. It flows through the Karachay-Cherkessia, Stavropol Krai Krasnodar Krai, and Adygea.
- (by extension) a geographic region of Southern Russia surrounding the Kuban River, on the Black Sea between the Don Steppe, Volga delta and the Caucasus.
- Krasnodar Krai