Latorica river near Mukachevo
|• elevation||850 m (2,790 ft)|
|Length||188 km (117 mi)|
|Basin size||7,740 km2 (2,990 sq mi)|
|• average||37 m3/s (1,300 cu ft/s) in Chop|
|Progression||Bodrog→ Tisza→ Danube→ Black Sea|
|Designated||26 May 1993|
Latorica (Hungarian : Latorca; Slovak : Latorica, pronounced: Latoritsa; Ukrainian : Латориця, translit.: Latorytsia) is a river in the watershed of the Danube. Its source is in the Ukrainian Carpathians (Eastern Carpathian Mountains), near the village Latirka . It flows from Ukraine (156.6 km) to Slovakia (31.4 km), 188 km in total and west through the towns Svaliava, Mukacheve, Solomonovo, Chop and Velke Kapusany. Its basin size is 7,740 km2 (2,990 sq mi). Its confluence with the Ondava, in Zemplín, gives rise to the Bodrog river, itself a tributary of the Tisza.
A part of its watershed (Latorica Protected Landscape Area, "Ramsar site No. 606", 44.05 km²) was added to the Ramsar list of wetlands of international importance since 1993.
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