Laborec

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Laborec
Strazske Laborec 01.jpg
Laborec at Strážske
Location
Country Ukraine, Slovakia
Physical characteristics
Source 
  location Laborec Highlands
Mouth  
  location
Latorica
  coordinates
48°30′14″N21°54′04″E / 48.504°N 21.901°E / 48.504; 21.901 Coordinates: 48°30′14″N21°54′04″E / 48.504°N 21.901°E / 48.504; 21.901
Length126 km (78 mi)
Basin size4,523 km2 (1,746 sq mi)
Basin features
Progression LatoricaBodrogTiszaDanubeBlack Sea
Tributaries 
  left Uzh, Cirocha

The Laborec (Hungarian : Laborc) is a river in eastern Slovakia that flows through the districts of Medzilaborce, Humenné, and Michalovce in the Košice Region, and the Prešov Region. The river drains the Laborec Highlands. It is 126 km (78 mi) long and its basin size is 4,523 km2 (1,746 sq mi). [1]

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Tributaries

Tributaries of the Laborec river include the Uzh which joins the Laborec near the city of Drahňov in Michalovce District, and the Cirocha river. The Laborec itself is a tributary, flowing into the Latorica river.

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