Tur River

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Tur River
River
Countries Romania, Hungary
Counties Satu Mare County, Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County
Tributaries
 - left Gorova,
Balota,
Turişor,
Strâmba,
Talna,
Racta,
Egher,
Egherul Mare
 - right Buianu,
Lechincioara,
Turţ
Villages Turulung
Source
 - location Oaş Mountains,
Junction of headwaters Gorova and Turişor
 - elevation 1,144 m (3,753 ft)
Mouth Tisza
 - location Szatmárcseke
Length 94 km (58 mi)
Basin 1,144 km2 (442 sq mi)

The Tur River (Hungarian: Túr) is a tributary of the Tisza River. The sources are located in the Oaş Mountains in Romania. The Tur River starts at the junction of headwaters Gorova River and Turişor. The river then flows through Satu Mare County in Romania. The main town on the Tur river is Turulung, The river then forms the border between Romania and the Ukraine on a reach of 5.2 km, and the border between Romania and Hungary for 1.1 km. The Tur river joins the Tisza river near Szatmárcseke in Hungary

References[edit]

  • Administrația Națională Apelor Române - Cadastrul Apelor - București
  • Institutul de Meteorologie și Hidrologie - Rîurile României - București 1971
  • Trasee turistice - județul Satu Mare [1]

Coordinates: 48°05′31″N 22°40′34″E / 48.0919°N 22.6760°E / 48.0919; 22.6760