Tâmpa River (Mureș)

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Tâmpa River
Tompa-patak, Tâmpu River
River
Countries Romania
Region Transylvania
Counties Hunedoara County
Villages Băcia, Tâmpa, Simeria
Mouth Mureș
 - location Simeria
 - coordinates 45°51′43″N 23°00′40″E / 45.862°N 23.011°E / 45.862; 23.011Coordinates: 45°51′43″N 23°00′40″E / 45.862°N 23.011°E / 45.862; 23.011
Progression MureșTiszaDanubeBlack Sea

The Tâmpa River or Tâmpu River ( Hungarian: Tompa-patak ) is a left tributary of the river Mureș in Romania. It discharges into the Mureș in Simeria. Its name originates from the Hungarian, "tompa" meaning "blunt", so its name means Blunt Creek.

References[edit]

  • Administrația Națională Apelor Române - Cadastrul Apelor - București
  • Institutul de Meteorologie și Hidrologie - Rîurile României - București 1971