Nitra (river)

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Nitra prievidza 1.jpg
Nitra in Prievidza
Basin features
Main source Malá Fatra
River mouth Váh near Komárno
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
Progression VáhDanubeBlack Sea
Physical characteristics
Length 197 km (122 mi)
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.