Latorica

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Latorica, Латориця
Latoritsa Mukacheve 1.jpg
Latorica river near Mukachevo
Country Ukraine, Slovakia
Basin features
Main source Ukraine
River mouth Bodrog
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
Progression BodrogTiszaDanubeBlack Sea
Basin size 3,130 km2 (1,210 sq mi)
Tributaries
Physical characteristics
Length 188 km (117 mi)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    37 m3/s (1,300 cu ft/s) in Chop

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.

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