List of rivers of Hungary

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Map of lakes and rivers in the Carpathian Basin

Some of the Rivers of Hungary include:

Rivers by length[edit]

(> 100 km, only the length in Hungary)

  1. Tisza - 597 km - 62,06% of total length
  2. Danube (Duna) - 417 km – 14,60% of total length
  3. Körös - 217.5 km
    1. triple Körös (Hármas-Körös) - 91.3 km – 100% of total length
    2. double Körös (Kettős-Körös) - 37.3 km – 100% of total length
      1. Crișul Negru (Fekete-Körös) - 20.5 km – 12.20% of total length
      2. Crișul Alb (Fehér-Körös) - 9.8 km – 4.16% of total length
    3. Crișul Repede (Sebes-Körös) - 58.6 km – 28.04% of total length
  4. Rába - 188 km – 66,43% of total length
  5. Zagyva - 179 km – 100% of total length
  6. Hortobágy-Berettyó - 167.3 km – 100% of total length
  7. Drava (Dráva) - 166.8 km – 22,27% of total length
  8. Ipeľ (Ipoly) - 143 km – 61.51% of total length
  9. Zala - 126 km – 100% of total length
  10. Sajó - 125.1 km – 56.10% of total length
  11. Répce and Rábca together - 123.7 km
  12. Sajó - 120.8 km – 100% of total length
  13. Hornád (Hernád) - 118 km – 41.26% of total length
  14. Kapos - 112.7 km – 100% of total length
  15. Tarna - 105 km – 100% of total length
  16. Marcal - 100.4 km – 100% of total length

Rivers by drainage area[edit]

Basin of the River Danube

(> 1000 km2, only the area in Hungary)

Danube (Duna) - 93,030 km² – 11,7% of total basin

  • Rába -
    • Marcal - 3,033 km² – 100% of total basin
  • Ipeľ (Ipoly) - 1,518 km² – 29.72% of total basin
  • Sió - 14,953 km² – 100% of total basin
    • Kapos - 3,170 km² – 100% of total basin
  • Drava (Dráva) - 8,215.22 km² – 19% of total basin
  • Tisza - 46,000 km² – 29,27% of total basin
    • Sajó - 5,545 km² – 43,63% of total basin
      • Hornád (Hernád) - 1,136 km² – 20,90% of total basin
    • Zagyva - 5,677 km² – 100% of total basin
      • Tarna - 2,116 km² – 100% of total basin
    • Körös - 12,942.39 km² – 47% of total basin

Balaton from (Zala river and others) – 5,181 km²

Rivers by average discharge[edit]

Danube at Budapest

(> 10 m3/s, this list includes not only in Hungary)

  1. Danube (Duna) - 6855 m³/s – in Budapest 2350 m³/s
  2. Tisza - 820 m³/s
  3. Drava (Dráva) - 670 m³/s
  4. Mureș (Maros) - 184 m³/s
  5. Mur (Mura) - 166 m³/s
  6. Bodrog - 115 m³/s
  7. Someș (Szamos) - 114 m³/s
  8. Körös (Hármas-Körös) - 100 m³/s
  9. Sajó - 60 m³/s
  10. Sió - 39 m³/s
  11. Hornád (Hernád) - 30.9 m³/s
  12. Crișul Repede (Sebes-Körös) - 25.4 m³/s
  13. Rába - 18 m³/s

Rivers by orography[edit]

Rivers that flow into other rivers are sorted by the proximity of their points of confluence to the sea (the lower in the list, the more upstream).

Black Sea[edit]

The rivers in this section are sorted north-west (Austria) to south (Croatia-Serbia).

Danube/Duna (main branch at Sulina, Romania)
Mosoni-Duna - branch of Danube
Leitha/Lajta (in Mosonmagyaróvár) R
Rábca (near Győr) R
Rába (in Győr) R
Marcal (near Gyirmót) R
Pinka (near Körmend) L
Lafnitz/Lapincs (near Szentgotthárd) L
Concó (near Ács) R
Által-ér (in Dunaalmás) R
Ipeľ/Ipoly (near Szob) L
Kiskunsági main channel (near Tass) L
Sió (in Gemenc Forest) R
Sárvíz (in Sióagárd) L
Séd (in Cece) R
Kapos (near Tolnanémeti) R
Sugovica (in Baja) L
Drava/Dráva (near Osijek, Croatia) R
Mur/Mura (near Legrad, Croatia) L
Big Krka/Kerka (near Muraszemenye) L
Ledava/Ledva (near Muraszemenye) R
Cserta (near Kerkateskánd) L
Lower Válicka/Alsó-Valicka (near Páka) L
Tisza (near Titel, Serbia) L
Túr (near Szatmárcseke) L
Someș/Szamos (near Vásárosnamény) L
Crasna/Kraszna (in Vásárosnamény) L
Bodrog (in Tokaj) R
Roňava/Ronyva (near Sátoraljaújhely) R
Keleti main channel (near Tiszalök) L
Sajó (near Tiszaújváros) R
Takta (near Kesznyéten) L
Hornád/Hernád (near Sajóhídvég) L
Szinva (in Miskolc) R
Bódva (near Boldva) L
Zagyva (in Szolnok) R
Tarna (near Jászjákóhalma) L
Galga (near Jászfényszaru) R
Hármas-Körös (in Csongrád) L
Hortobágy-Berettyó (near Mezőtúr) R
Crișul Repede/Sebes-Körös (near Körösladány) R
Barcău/Berettyó (near Szeghalom) R
Kettős-Körös (continuation of Hármas-Körös)
Crișul Negru/Fekete-Körös (near Gyula)
Crișul Alb/Fehér-Körös (near Gyula)
Mureș/Maros (near Szeged) L

Lake Balaton[edit]

The rivers in this section are sorted north-west to south-west.

Zala (near Balatonszentgyörgy)
Upper Válicka/Felső-Valicka (near Zalaegerszeg) R

Alphabetical list[edit]

Berettyó, Bodrog, Bodva, Dráva/Drava, Hernád, Fehér-Körös, Fekete-Körös, Ipoly, Kígyós/Plazović, Körös, Körös-ér, Kraszna, Lajta/Leitha, Maros, Mura/Mur, Pinka, Rába/Raab, Sajó, Sebes-Körös, Séd, Sió, Sugovica, Szamos, Szinva, Tisza, Zagyva, Zala, Válicka

See also[edit]