Avrig River

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Avrig River
(Râul Mare)
River
Countries Romania
Counties Sibiu County
Tributaries
 - left Avrigel,
Racoviţa,
Pârâul Adânc,
Pârâul Şindrilei,
Moaşa,
Valea Cetăţii
 - right Auriştea,
Pârâul Stâncos,
Comănesei
Villages Avrig
Source
 - location Făgăraş Mountains,
Junction of headwaters Avrigel and Auriştea
 - elevation 2,011 m (6,598 ft)
Mouth Olt River
 - location Avrig
 - elevation 368 m (1,207 ft)
Length 24 km (15 mi)
Basin 66 km2 (25 sq mi)
Discharge for *
 - average 1.23 m3/s (43 cu ft/s)

The Avrig River is a tributary of the Olt River in Romania. The upper reach of the river is also known as Râul Mare. It starts at the junction of the headwaters Avrigel and Auriştea.

There is a dam on the Avrig river for the water supply of the city of Avrig and the village of Mârşa. The main bridges over the river are the Podul Jibrii and Podul lui Moise.

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]