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Latorica, Латориця
Latoritsa Mukacheve 1.jpg
Latorica river near Mukachevo
Country Ukraine, Slovakia
Physical characteristics
Source Wooded Carpathians
  location Ukraine
  coordinates 48°50′53″N23°07′47″E / 48.848°N 23.1298°E / 48.848; 23.1298
  elevation850 m (2,790 ft)
48°27′17″N21°49′10″E / 48.4547°N 21.8195°E / 48.4547; 21.8195 Coordinates: 48°27′17″N21°49′10″E / 48.4547°N 21.8195°E / 48.4547; 21.8195
Length188 km (117 mi)
Basin size7,740 km2 (2,990 sq mi)
  average37 m3/s (1,300 cu ft/s) in Chop
Basin features
Progression BodrogTiszaDanubeBlack Sea
  right Laborec
Designated26 May 1993
Reference no.606 [1]

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  [ Wikidata ]. 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). [2] 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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  1. "Latorica". Ramsar Sites Information Service. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  2. Plán manažmentu povodňového rizikavčiastkovom povodí Bodrogu, p. 51