Shchara River

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Shchara River
Country Belarus
Basin features
Main source Hrodzyenskaya Oblast, Belarus
River mouth Neman River
Basin size 6,730 km2 (2,600 sq mi)[1]
Physical characteristics
Length 300 km (190 mi)[1]
  • Average rate:
    31 m3/s (1,100 cu ft/s)

The Shchara River (Belarusian: Шчара, Ščara, pronounced [ˈʂtʂara]; Russian: Щара; Lithuanian: Skara (historic) and Ščiara (modern)) is a river in Belarus, and is the left tributary of the Neman River. It is 300 km (190 mi) in length, its catchment area being 6,730 km2 (2,600 sq mi). The Shchara River is the 5th longest river in Belarus.[1]

It flows through Slonim.

Main tributaries[edit]

Right: Lipnyanka, Myshanka, Lakhazva, Usa, Padyavarka.

Left: Vedma, Grivda, Lukonitsa, Sipa.


  1. ^ a b c "Main characteristics of the largest rivers of Belarus". Land of Ancestors. Data of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Belarus. 2011. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 

Coordinates: 53°26′25″N 24°44′20″E / 53.4402°N 24.7388°E / 53.4402; 24.7388