Vuka (river)

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Vukovar, place where Vuka empties into the Danube

Vuka is a river in eastern Croatia, a right tributary of the Danube river. At 112 kilometres (70 mi), it is the 11th longest river in Croatia and it has a drainage area of 644 square kilometres (249 sq mi).[1] The river is located in Vukovar-Syrmia County, in the Slavonia region. It empties into the Danube at the town of Vukovar, which got its name from the river.

The ancient name of Pannonian Illyrians for Vuka was Volcos.

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  1. ^ "Geographical and meteorological data". Statistical Yearbook. Croatian Bureau of Statistics. 2009. Retrieved 2011-07-10. 

Coordinates: 45°21′N 19°00′E / 45.350°N 19.000°E / 45.350; 19.000