Biela (river)

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Biela
Biela 03+.jpg
Country Germany, Czech Republic
Basin
Main source Bohemian Switzerland
520 m (1,710 ft)
River mouth Elbe
Physical characteristics
Length 18 km (11 mi)

The Biela is a river in eastern Germany and northern Czech Republic, a left tributary of the Elbe. The source near Ostrov u Tisé, in the Bohemian Switzerland, northwest of Děčín. After a few km it crosses into Saxony (and the Saxon Switzerland). The town Königstein is located at the confluence of the Biela with the Elbe.

Coordinates: 50°55′N 14°05′E / 50.917°N 14.083°E / 50.917; 14.083