Barycz

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Barycz
Mapa części Niziny Śląsko Łużyckiej i Wału Trzebnickiego.png
Barycz River on a map of the Silesian-Lusatian Lowlands
Country Poland
Basin
Main source near Ostrów Wielkopolski
River mouth Oder at Wyszanów
75.8 metres (249 ft)
51°41′11″N 16°15′9″E / 51.68639°N 16.25250°E / 51.68639; 16.25250Coordinates: 51°41′11″N 16°15′9″E / 51.68639°N 16.25250°E / 51.68639; 16.25250
Basin size 5,526 km2 (2,134 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 139 km (86 mi)

The Barycz (German: Bartsch) is a river in Greater Poland and Lower Silesian Voivodeships in western Poland. It is a right tributary of the Odra River. The river course roughly marked the northern border of the historic region of Lower Silesia with Greater Poland.

The Barycz has a length of 139 km and a basin area of 5,526 km². The surrounding terrain of the Barycz Valley Landscape Park is an important wetland reserve. Settlements on the Barycz include Odolanów, Milicz, Sułów, Żmigród, and Wąsosz. The Orla is among its tributaries.

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