Sajó

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Sajó
Sajó látképe.jpg
Sajó river between Sajóvámos and Szirmabesenyő
Other name(s) Slaná
Country Slovakia, Hungary
Basin features
Main source Stolica Mountains
River mouth Tisza
47°56′37″N 21°06′51″E / 47.9437°N 21.1142°E / 47.9437; 21.1142Coordinates: 47°56′37″N 21°06′51″E / 47.9437°N 21.1142°E / 47.9437; 21.1142
Progression TiszaDanubeBlack Sea
Tributaries
Physical characteristics
Length 229 km (142 mi)

The Sajó (Hungarian) or Slaná (Slovak) is a river in Slovakia and Hungary.

Its length is 229 km, of which 110 km is in Slovakia. Its source is in the Stolica Mountains range of the Slovak Ore Mountains. It flows through the Slovak town Rožňava and the Hungarian city Miskolc. In Hungary it flows through the county of Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén. It flows into the River Tisza near Tiszaújváros. Its main tributaries are the Bodva and the Hornád.

Also known for Battle of the Sajó River from 11 April 1241 between the Mongol Empire and the Kingdom of Hungary.