Pinka

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For the village in Poland, see Pinka, Greater Poland Voivodeship.

The Pinka is a river in Central Europe with a length of approximately 55 km. Its source is located in Styria, eastern Austria, next to the provincial border of Burgenland. It passes into Hungary between the villages of Burg and Felsőcsatár, and crosses the Austrian-Hungarian border five times. Further it flows into the Rába river near Körmend. Its main tributary is the Strem brook.

Important towns on its course are Pinkafeld and Oberwart (Hungarian: Felsőőr).

Coordinates: 46°59′31″N 16°32′17″E / 46.992°N 16.538°E / 46.992; 16.538