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Metuje River in Nové Město nad Metují during the 1997 floods
Country Czech Republic
Basin features
Main source Broumov Highlands
River mouth Labe River
Basin size 511.37 km2 (197.44 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 78.18 km (48.58 mi)
  • Average rate:
    5.7 m3/s (200 cu ft/s) near estuary

The Metuje (Czech pronunciation: [ˈmɛtujɛ]; German: Mettau) is a river in north-eastern Czech Republic. It is 78.18 kilometres (48.58 mi) long and is a left tributary of the Labe River. The Metuje flows through several towns, including Teplice nad Metují, Náchod and Nové Město nad Metují. The mouth of the Metuje is located in Jaroměř. One of its tributaries called Bystra, comes from Kudowa-Zdrój in Poland.


Coordinates: 50°20′N 15°55′E / 50.333°N 15.917°E / 50.333; 15.917