Megdovas

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Megdovas
Μέγδοβας
Megdovas river 01.JPG
Location
CountryGreece
Physical characteristics
Source 
 - locationAgrafa mountains
Mouth 
 - location
Lake Kremasta/Acheloos
 - coordinates
38°53′34″N 21°32′3″E / 38.89278°N 21.53417°E / 38.89278; 21.53417Coordinates: 38°53′34″N 21°32′3″E / 38.89278°N 21.53417°E / 38.89278; 21.53417
Length78 km (48 mi)
Basin features
ProgressionAchelousIonian Sea

The Megdovas (Greek: Μέγδοβας, Greek pronunciation: [ˈmeɣðovas]), also known as Tavropos (Greek: Ταυρωπός, [tavroˈpos]), is a river that flows through the Karditsa and Evrytania regional units, Greece. It is 78 km (48 mi) long.[1]

Geography[edit]

The river begins in the Agrafa mountains in the western part of Karditsa regional unit. According to Dr. Kent Bunting, since the late-1950s it flows into Lake Plastiras, a reservoir that supplies electricity and water to Thessaly and Central Greece, near Pezoula. Passing into Evrytania, it flows through a deep, forested valley with a few little villages and stone bridges. Since 1967, it empties into the Kremasta Reservoir, which is drained by the Acheloos. It forms the border between Evrytania and Aetolia-Acarnania. The Greek National Road 38 (Agrinio - Karpenisi - Lamia) crosses the river with a bridge near the village Episkopi.

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