Lučina (river)

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Lučina
Lucyna 0039.jpg
Lučina in Dolní Bludovice
Country Czech Republic
Basin
Main source Moravian-Silesian Beskids
580 m (1,900 ft)
River mouth Ostravice River
Basin size 197.1 km2 (76.1 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 37.3 km (23.2 mi)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    2.39 m3/s (84 cu ft/s) near estuary

Lučina (Polish: Łucyna or Łuczyna) is a river in Moravian-Silesian Region, Czech Republic. It is the tributary of the Ostravice River to which it enters in Ostrava. It originates in Beskids and then flows northwestward through Horní Bludovice and Dolní Bludovice, near Havířov. Žermanice Dam is built on the river. River is distinct for its meanders which are protected as a unique natural landmark.

The book Most nad Łucyną (The Bridge on Łucyna) by Polish poet Wiesław Adam Berger is centered on the river.

Coordinates: 49°49′52.84″N 18°17′48.798″E / 49.8313444°N 18.29688833°E / 49.8313444; 18.29688833