Arpaș River

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Arpaș River
River
Countries Romania
Counties Sibiu County
Tributaries
 - left Arpaşul Mare,
Albota,
Plăvaia River,
Arpăşel
 - right Podragu
Villages Arpaşu de Sus,
Arpaşu de Jos
Source
 - location Făgăraş Mountains
Junction of headwaters Arpaşul Mare and Podragu
Mouth Olt River
 - location Arpaşu de Jos
Length 25 km (16 mi)
Basin 82 km2 (32 sq mi)
Discharge mouth
 - average 2.13 m3/s (75 cu ft/s)

The Arpaș River (Hungarian: Árpás-patak) is a tributary of the Olt River in Romania. It starts at the junction of two headwaters: Arpaşul Mare and Podragu

Hydronymy[edit]

The Hungarian name means "barley". The Romanian name derives from that.

References[edit]

  • Administrația Națională Apelor Române - Cadastrul Apelor - București
  • Institutul de Meteorologie și Hidrologie - Rîurile României - București 1971
  • Trasee turistice - județul Sibiu [1]

Maps[edit]

  • Harta județului Sibiu [2]