Oster River

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Oster, Остер
Oster (Fluss).png
The watershed of the Oster River
Country Ukraine
Physical characteristics
Main source Chernihiv Oblast, Ukraine
River mouth Desna
Length 199 km (124 mi)
Basin features
Basin size 2,950 km2 (1,140 sq mi)

The Oster River (Ukrainian: Остер) is a river in the northern Ukrainian oblast of Chernihiv. The river is the left branch of the Desna River. It is approximately 199 km long and its basin area is 2,950 km². It is connected by canals and streams with the Trubizh River, which flows southwest from Kiev into the Dnieper River. Important towns and villages on the river include: Nizhyn, Kozelets, Roslavl and Oster.

Coordinates: 50°56′10″N 30°50′52″E / 50.936°N 30.8478°E / 50.936; 30.8478