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Metuje River in Nové Město nad Metují during the 1997 floods
Origin Broumov Highlands
Mouth Labe River
Basin countries Czech Republic
Length 78.18 km
Avg. discharge 5.7 ³/s near estuary
Basin area 511.37 km²

The Metuje (Czech pronunciation: [ˈmɛtujɛ]; German: Mettau) is a river in north-eastern Czech Republic. It is 78.18 kilometres (48.58 mi) long and is a left tributary of the Labe River. The Metuje flows through several towns, including Teplice nad Metují, Náchod and Nové Město nad Metují. The mouth of the Metuje is located in Jaroměř. One of its tributaries called Bystra, comes from Kudowa-Zdrój in Poland.


Coordinates: 50°20′N 15°55′E / 50.333°N 15.917°E / 50.333; 15.917