Körös River

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Coordinates: 46°43′2″N 20°11′18″E / 46.71722°N 20.18833°E / 46.71722; 20.18833
Körös
Râul Criș
River
Körös1.jpg
The Körös near Kunszentmárton
Countries Hungary, Romania
Counties Békés, Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok, Csongrád
Tributaries
 - left Crișul Alb (Fehér-Körös)
 - right Crișul Negru (Fekete-Körös), Crișul Repede River (Sebes-Körös)
Towns Békés, Szarvas
Source Confluence of headwaters Crișul Alb and Crișul Negru
 - location near Gyula
 - elevation 85 m (279 ft)
 - coordinates 46°42′1″N 21°16′9″E / 46.70028°N 21.26917°E / 46.70028; 21.26917
Mouth Tisza
 - location near Csongrád
 - elevation 80 m (262 ft)
 - coordinates 46°43′2″N 20°11′18″E / 46.71722°N 20.18833°E / 46.71722; 20.18833
Length 91.3 km (57 mi)

Körös (Romanian: Criș, German: Kreisch) is the name of a 195 km long river in eastern Hungary. It is formed at the confluence of the rivers Fehér-Körös (Romanian: Crișul Alb) and Fekete-Körös (Romanian: Crișul Negru) near Gyula. This reach is also called the Kettős-Körös River

All three rivers, Crișul Alb (Fehér-Körös), Crișul Negru (Fekete-Körös) and Crișul Repede (Sebes-Körös), have their source in the Apuseni Mountains in Transylvania, Romania.

Kettős-Körös. with a length of 37,3 km is formed at the confluence of Crișul Alb and Crișul Repede, near the Hungarian town Gyula

The Crișul Repede (Hungarian: Sebes-Körös) flows into the Hármas-Körös near Gyomaendrőd.

The lower reach, after the confluence of the three rivers is known as Criș or Hármas-Körös flows into the Tisza River near Csongrád.

It was known in antiquity as the Crisus, Crisia, Grisia, or Gerasus, while an archaic German name is Kreisch.