Nitra (river)

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Nitra
Nitra prievidza 1.jpg
Nitra in Prievidza
Location
Physical characteristics
Source 
 - locationMalá Fatra
Mouth 
Váh near Komárno
 - coordinates
47°46′54″N 18°08′07″E / 47.7816°N 18.1353°E / 47.7816; 18.1353Coordinates: 47°46′54″N 18°08′07″E / 47.7816°N 18.1353°E / 47.7816; 18.1353
Length197 km (122 mi)
Basin features
ProgressionVáhDanubeBlack Sea
Tributaries 
 - leftŽitava, Handlovka
 - rightBebrava
Nitra in Nitra

The Nitra (Slovak: Nitra, German: Neutra, Hungarian: Nyitra) is a 197-kilometre (122 mi) long river in western Slovakia. It flows into the Váh river close to its confluence with the Danube in Komárno. Its source is in the Malá Fatra (Lesser Fatra) mountains north of Prievidza. The river Nitra passes through the towns of Bojnice, Topoľčany, Nitra and Nové Zámky.