Malše

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Malše (Maltsch)
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Confluence of the Malše and Vltava rivers in České Budějovice
Origin Near Sandl, Bezirk Freistadt, Upper Austria
Mouth Vltava river in České Budějovice
Basin countries Austria, Czech Republic
Length 96 km (60 mi)
Source elevation 985 m (3,232 ft)
Mouth elevation 385 m (1,263 ft)
Avg. discharge 7.26 m3/s (256 cu ft/s) at mouth
Basin area 979.1 km2 (378.0 sq mi)

The Malše (German: Maltsch) is a river in Austria and in the Czech Republic, and a right tributary of the Vltava.

The Malše originates on the north slope of Viehberg, near the village of Sandl in Bezirk Freistadt, Upper Austria. It flows northward and forms 22 kilometres (14 mi) of Austria-Czech border before fully entering the Český Krumlov District of South Bohemia near Dolní Dvořiště. Other communities along the Malše include Rychnov nad Malší, Kaplice, Římov, and Doudleby.

In the city of České Budějovice, the Malše joins the Vltava River 48°58′22.2384″N 14°28′11.6214″E / 48.972844000°N 14.469894833°E / 48.972844000; 14.469894833.

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Coordinates: 48°58′22.24″N 14°28′11.62″E / 48.9728444°N 14.4698944°E / 48.9728444; 14.4698944