Romen River

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Romen, Ромен
Country Ukraine
Basin features
Main source Chernihiv Oblast, Ukraine
River mouth Sula River
Basin size 1,645 km2 (635 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 111 km (69 mi)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    3 m3/s (110 cu ft/s)

The Romen River (Ukrainian: Ромен; Russian: Ромен) is a right tributary of the Sula River with a length of 111 km and a drainage basin of 1,645 km². It begins in the northern Ukrainian Oblast of Chernihiv and flows into the Sula River near the Sumy Oblast city of Romny. The average discharge quantity amounts to 3 m³/s at the delta.

The name is of Baltic origin; cf. Lithuanian romus 'quiet'.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ E.M. Pospelov, Geograficheskie nazvaniya mira (Moscow, 1998), p. 355.

Coordinates: 50°44′44″N 33°30′15″E / 50.74556°N 33.50417°E / 50.74556; 33.50417