Ros River

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Ros' River
Богуслав. Свято-Троїцький собор ( 1830-і-1862 рр.) на фоні річки Рось.jpg
Ros' near Bohuslav
Physical characteristics
 ⁃ locationOrdyntsi, Ukraine
 ⁃ location
Kremenchuk Reservoir
Length346 km (215 mi)
Basin size12,575 km2 (4,855 sq mi)
Ros river on a map from the mid-1600s.

Ros (Ukrainian: Рось; Ros’) is a river in Ukraine, 346 km in length, a right tributary of the Dnieper river. The Ros river finds its source in the village of Ordyntsi in Pohrebyschenskyi Raion, Vinnytsia Oblast. Its basin is 12,575 km². Larger settlements on the river are Bila Tserkva, Bohuslav, and Korsun-Shevchenkivskyi.[1][2][3][4]

Some historians have suggested the possibility that the name of the Kievan Rus', the old East Slavic state, may have originated from the name of the Ros river, the theory referred to as the antinormanist theory of the origin of Rus'.[citation needed]

Cities and towns on the Ros'[edit]


  1. ^ Izsák Tibor (2007). Ukrajna természeti földrajza (pdf) (in Hungarian). II. Rákóczi Ferenc Kárpátaljai Magyar Főiskola. p. 95. Retrieved 2019-05-05.
  2. ^ "NÉVJEGYZÉK-SZÓTÁR az UKRAJNA TERMÉSZETI FÖLDRAJZA tantárgyhoz" (pdf) (in Hungarian). II. Rákóczi Ferenc Kárpátaljai Magyar Főiskola. Retrieved 2019-05-05.
  3. ^ "Рось" (in Russian). Большая Советская Энциклопедия. Retrieved 2019-05-05.
  4. ^ "Ros River". Encyclopedia of Ukraine. Retrieved 2019-05-05.

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Coordinates: 49°38′11″N 31°38′10″E / 49.63639°N 31.63611°E / 49.63639; 31.63611