Torysa (river)

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Torysa River
Nabrezie Torysy Presov.jpg
Torysa river in Prešov
Location
CountrySlovakia
Physical characteristics
Source 
 - locationLevoča Mountains
Mouth 
 - location
Hornád near Nižná Hutka
 - coordinates
48°38′29″N 21°21′30″E / 48.6414°N 21.3582°E / 48.6414; 21.3582Coordinates: 48°38′29″N 21°21′30″E / 48.6414°N 21.3582°E / 48.6414; 21.3582
Length129 km (80 mi)
Basin size1,349 km2 (521 sq mi)
Discharge 
 - average8.2 m3/s (290 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionHornádSajóTiszaDanubeBlack Sea

The Torysa (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈtɔɾisa]) is a 129 km (80 mi) long river in eastern Slovakia. Its source is in the Levoča Mountains and it flows through the towns of: Lipany, Sabinov, Veľký Šariš, Prešov, and into the Hornád river near Nižná Hutka, southeast of Košice.