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Svislach in downtown Minsk
|Main source||Grodno Region, Belarus|
|Length||327 km (203 mi)|
|Basin size||5,160 km2 (1,990 sq mi)|
Svislach (Belarusian: Свíслач, pronounced [ˈsʲvʲisɫatʂ] ( listen)) or Svisloch (Russian: Свислочь) is a river in Belarus, a right tributary of the Biarezina river. It is 327 km in length. The name is derived from the root -visl- 'flowing,' of Indo-European origin (compare the Vistula River).
Svislach flows through Minsk, the capital of Belarus.
- E.M. Pospelov, Geograficheskie nazvaniya mira (Moscow, 1998), p. 372.
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