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Tichá Orlice.jpg
Tichá Orlice between Ústí nad Orlicí and Libchavy
Country Czech Republic
Physical characteristics
River mouth Elbe
50°12′12″N 15°49′30″E / 50.2034°N 15.8249°E / 50.2034; 15.8249Coordinates: 50°12′12″N 15°49′30″E / 50.2034°N 15.8249°E / 50.2034; 15.8249
Length 32.5 km (20.2 mi)
Basin features
Progression ElbeNorth Sea
Basin size 2,040 km2 (790 sq mi)

Orlice (German: Adler) is a river in the Czech Republic. It is tributary of the Labe (Elbe) river, to which it enters in Hradec Králové. Its main tributaries are Divoká Orlice and Tichá Orlice. Part of the Divoká Orlice acts as the international boundary between the Czech Republic and Poland. It is 32.5 km long, and its basin area is about 2,040 km2, of which 1,965 km2 in the Czech Republic.[1]


  1. ^ "Charakteristiky toků a povodí ČR - Orlice" (in Czech). VÚV TGM. Retrieved 2018-05-08.