Latorica

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Latorica, Латориця
Latoritsa Mukacheve 1.jpg
Latorica river near Mukachevo
Location
CountryUkraine, Slovakia
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ locationUkraine
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Bodrog
 ⁃ coordinates
48°27′17″N 21°49′10″E / 48.4547°N 21.8195°E / 48.4547; 21.8195Coordinates: 48°27′17″N 21°49′10″E / 48.4547°N 21.8195°E / 48.4547; 21.8195
Length188 km (117 mi)
Basin size3,130 km2 (1,210 sq mi)
Discharge 
 ⁃ average37 m3/s (1,300 cu ft/s) in Chop
Basin features
ProgressionBodrogTiszaDanubeBlack Sea
Tributaries 
 ⁃ rightLaborec
Designated26 May 1993
Reference no.606[1]

Latorica (Hungarian: Latorca; Slovak: Latorica, pronounced: Latoritsa; Ukrainian: Латориця, translit.: Latorytsia) is a river in the watershed of the Danube. Its source is in the Ukrainian Carpathians (Eastern Carpathian Mountains), near the village Latorka. It flows from Ukraine (156.6 km) to Slovakia (31.4 km), 188 km in total and west through the towns Svaliava, Mukacheve, Solomonovo, Chop and Velke Kapusany. The watershed is 3,130 km². Its confluence with the Ondava, in Zemplín, gives rise to the Bodrog river, itself a tributary of the Tisza.

A part of its watershed (Latorica Protected Landscape Area, "Ramsar site No. 606", 44.05 km²) was added to the Ramsar list of wetlands of international importance since 1993.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Latorica". Ramsar Sites Information Service. Retrieved 25 April 2018.

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