Virvytė

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Virvytė, Virvyčia
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Virvytė River in Mažeikiai district
Country Lithuania
Physical characteristics
Main source Žemaičiai Highlands
River mouth Venta River
Length 131 km (81 mi)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    9.93 m3/s (351 cu ft/s)
Basin features
Basin size 1,144 km2 (442 sq mi)

The Virvytė River or Virvyčia River (Samogitian: Virvītė) is a river in Samogitia (Šilalė, Telšiai and Mažeikiai districts), northwestern Lithuania. It is a left tributary of the Venta River. Virvytė begins in Žemaičiai Highlands, 3 km north from Laukuva town. It flows north passing Lakes Paršežeris and Lūkstas, Varniai city, Lake Biržulis, Tryškiai town. Virvytė flows into Venta near Gyvoliai village. Virvytė's main tributaries are Juodupis, Būgenis, Trimsėdis, Upyna, Tryškys.

References[edit]

Jonas Zinkus; et al., eds. (1988). "Simno-Žvorūnė". Tarybų Lietuvos enciklopedija (in Lithuanian). 4. Vilnius, Lithuania: Vyriausioji enciklopedijų redakcija. p. 576. 

Coordinates: 56°13′N 22°34′E / 56.217°N 22.567°E / 56.217; 22.567