Crișul Alb (river)

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Râul Crișul Alb (Fehér-Körös)
River
Brad feher koros.jpg
Countries Romania, Hungary
Counties Romania:
Hunedoara, Arad
Hungary:
Békés
Tributaries
 - left Cigher
Towns Brad, Gyula
Source
 - location Apuseni Mountains
Mouth Körös
 - location near Gyula
 - coordinates 46°42′1″N 21°16′9″E / 46.70028°N 21.26917°E / 46.70028; 21.26917Coordinates: 46°42′1″N 21°16′9″E / 46.70028°N 21.26917°E / 46.70028; 21.26917
Length 236 km (147 mi)
Progression KörösTiszaDanubeBlack Sea

The Crișul Alb (Romanian), (Hungarian: Fehér-Körös) is a river in western Romania in the historical region of Transylvania and south-eastern Hungary (Békés County). Its source is in the southern Apuseni Mountains (Romanian: Munții Apuseni). It flows through the towns Brad, Ineu, Chișineu-Criș in Romania, and Gyula in Hungary. Crossing the border of Hungary, the river, now called Fehér-Körös, joins the Fekete-Körös a few kilometres north from Gyula to form the Körös River.

Towns and villages[edit]

The following towns and villages are situated along the river Crișul Alb, from source to mouth. In Romania: Brad, Baia de Criș, Hălmagiu, Gurahonț, Dieci, Sebiș, Bocsig, Ineu, Șicula, Chișineu-Criș

In Hungary: Gyula, Doboz

Tributaries[edit]

The following rivers are tributaries to the river Crișul Alb:

The Canalul Morilor, an irrigation canal, runs parallel to the Crișul Alb through the lowland area between Buteni and Pilu.

References[edit]

  • Administrația Națională Apelor Române - Cadastrul Apelor - București
  • Institutul de Meteorologie și Hidrologie - Rîurile României - București 1971
  • Trasee turistice - județul Arad [1]
  • Trasee turistice - județul Hunedoara [2]

Maps[edit]

  • Harta județului Alba [3]
  • Harta județului Hunedoara [4]
  • Harta interactivă județul Arad [5]