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Kopidlno, Mrlina River.jpg
Physical characteristics
Main source Markvartice, Jičín District, (Hradec Králové Region, Czech Republic
378 metres (1,240 ft)
River mouth Labe (Elbe) at Nymburk
182 metres (597 ft)
50°11′07″N 15°02′51″E / 50.1853°N 15.0474°E / 50.1853; 15.0474Coordinates: 50°11′07″N 15°02′51″E / 50.1853°N 15.0474°E / 50.1853; 15.0474
Length 51.6 kilometres (32.1 mi)
  • Average rate:
    1.56 cubic metres (55 cu ft) per second
Basin features
Progression ElbeNorth Sea
Basin size 642.6 square kilometres (248.1 sq mi)

The Mrlina is a river located primarily in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic, and a right tributary of the Labe (Elbe) River.

Beginning in the Hradec Králové Region near Markvartice, the Mrlina passes through the cities of Kopidlno, Rožďalovice, and Křinec, and the villages of Nadslav, Střevač, Chyjice, Žitenín, Bartoušov, Pševes, Mlýnec, Podlužany, Vestec, Rašovice, and Budiměřice, before joining the Labe River at Nymburk.

The Mrlina flooded in early January 2003, requiring the 220 inhabitants of Vestec to evacuate.[1]


  1. ^ "Winter Storm Puts Much of Europe on Flood Alert". Los Angeles Times. January 5, 2003. p. A-13. Retrieved 2008-09-21.