Barycz (river)

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Barycz
Mapa części Niziny Śląsko Łużyckiej i Wału Trzebnickiego.png
Barycz River on a map of the Silesian-Lusatian Lowlands
Location
CountryPoland
Physical characteristics
Source 
 - locationnear Ostrów Wielkopolski
Mouth 
 - location
Oder at Wyszanów
 - coordinates
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
 - elevation
75.8 metres (249 ft)
Length136 km (85 mi)
Basin size5,547 km2 (2,142 sq mi)
Discharge 
 - average18.8 m3/s (660 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionOderBaltic Sea

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 136 km and a basin area of 5,547 km².[1] 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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