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Úhlava in the Šumava mountains
Country Czech Republic
Physical characteristics
Main source Šumava
1,110 m (3,640 ft)
River mouth Radbuza in Plzeň
49°43′14″N 13°23′19″E / 49.72056°N 13.38861°E / 49.72056; 13.38861Coordinates: 49°43′14″N 13°23′19″E / 49.72056°N 13.38861°E / 49.72056; 13.38861
Length 104.0 km (64.6 mi) [1]
Basin features
Progression RadbuzaBerounkaVltavaElbeNorth Sea
Basin size 916 km2 (354 sq mi) [1]

The Úhlava (German: Angel) is a 104 kilometres (65 mi) long river in the Czech Republic, a right tributary of the Radbuza. Its source is situated on a slope of Pancíř mountain in the Šumava mountains, Klatovy District at an elevation of 1,214 metres (3,983 ft). It passes the villages and towns Nýrsko, Janovice, Bezděkov, Klatovy, Švihov, Lužany, and Přeštice before flowing into the river Radbuza at the south edge of Plzeň. Its major affluent is the Chodská Úhlava. The basin area of the Úhlava is 919 square kilometres (355 sq mi).


  1. ^ a b Complete table of the Bavarian Waterbody Register by the Bavarian State Office for the Environment (xls, 10.3 MB)