Tur (river)

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Tur
River
Countries Romania, Hungary
Counties Satu Mare County, Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County
Villages Turulung
Source
 - location Oaş Mountains,
Confluence of headwaters Gorova and Turişor
Mouth Tisza
 - location Szatmárcseke
 - coordinates 48°05′31″N 22°40′34″E / 48.0919°N 22.6760°E / 48.0919; 22.6760Coordinates: 48°05′31″N 22°40′34″E / 48.0919°N 22.6760°E / 48.0919; 22.6760
Length 94 km (58 mi)
Basin 1,144 km2 (442 sq mi)
Progression TiszaDanubeBlack Sea

The Tur (Hungarian: Túr) is a tributary of the Tisza River. Its sources are located in the Oaş Mountains in Romania. The Tur starts at the confluence of its headwaters, the Gorova and Turişor. It then flows through Satu Mare County in Romania. The main town on the Tur is Turulung, The river then forms the border between Romania and Ukraine on a reach of 5.2 km, and the border between Romania and Hungary for 1.1 km. The Tur joins the Tisza river near Szatmárcseke in Hungary. Its basin size is 1,144 km2 (442 sq mi).[1]:22

Tributaries[edit]

The following rivers are tributaries to the river Tur:

References[edit]

  • Administrația Națională Apelor Române - Cadastrul Apelor - București
  • Institutul de Meteorologie și Hidrologie - Rîurile României - București 1971
  • Trasee turistice - județul Satu Mare [1]