Gurghiu River

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Gurghiu
Görgény, Rosengraben
River
Countries Romania
Counties Mureș County
Tributaries
 - left Secuș, Orșova
 - right Lăpușna, Fâncel, Isticeu, Cașva
Municipalities Ibăneşti, Gurghiu, Reghin
Source
 - location Gurghiu Mountains
 - elevation 1,200 m (3,937 ft)
Mouth Mureș
 - location Reghin
 - coordinates 46°47′34″N 24°43′26″E / 46.7928°N 24.7239°E / 46.7928; 24.7239Coordinates: 46°47′34″N 24°43′26″E / 46.7928°N 24.7239°E / 46.7928; 24.7239
Length 53 km (33 mi)
Basin 563 km2 (217 sq mi)
Progression MureșTiszaDanubeBlack Sea

The Gurghiu (Hungarian: Görgény-patak, German: Rosengraben) is a river in the Gurghiu Mountains, Mureș County, northern Romania. It is a left tributary of the river Mureș. It flows through the municipalities Ibăneşti, Hodac, Gurghiu and Solovăstru, and joins the Mureș in the town Reghin.

It is fed by several smaller streams: the Secuș and Orșova from the left side and the Lăpușna, Fâncel, Sebeș, Șirod, Tireu, Isticeu, Cașva and Valea Glăjăriei on the right side.

References[edit]

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