Płonia (river)

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For a municipal neighborhood of the city of Szczecin, see Płonia.
Płonia
River
Płonia (River) in Jezierzyce (Szczecin).jpg
Country Poland
Region West Pomeranian Voivodeship
Tributaries
 - left Ostrowica
 - right Strzelica
Source
 - location 1.5 km south of Barlinek, Gmina Barlinek, Myślibórz County
 - elevation 48 m (157 ft)
Mouth
 - location Dąbie Lake, Dąbie, Szczecin
 - elevation 1 m (3 ft)
Length 74.3 km (46 mi)
Basin 1,101 km2 (425 sq mi)
Discharge mouth
 - average 3.81 m3/s (135 cu ft/s)

The Płonia (German: Plöne) is a river in West Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland, a right tributary of the Oder river, with a length of 74.3 km and a basin area of 1101 km². Its source is 1.5 south of Barlinek. The river flows northwest through Miedwie and Płoń lake. The Płonia flows into Dąbie Lake in Dąbie, Szczecin.

The upper portion of Płonia is comparatively unpolluted, therefore trout can be found there.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mileska, Maria Irena (1998). Słownik geograficzno-krajoznawczy Polski. Warszawa: Wydawnictwo Naukowe PWN. p. 592. ISBN 83-01-12677-9. 

Coordinates: 53°24′08″N 14°39′22″E / 53.40222°N 14.65611°E / 53.40222; 14.65611