Pilica river in Tomaszów Mazowiecki (Białobrzeska Street)
Pilica River in the Vistula watershed
|Vistula near Ostrowek|
|Length||333 km (207 mi)|
|Basin size||9,258 km2 (3,575 sq mi)|
|⁃ average||47.4 m3/s (1,670 cu ft/s)|
|Progression||Vistula→ Baltic Sea|
Pilica is a river in central Poland, the longest left tributary of the Vistula river, with a length of 333 kilometres (8th longest) and a basin area of 9,258 km2 (all in Poland).
It flows through the Polish Jura, after which it enters Central Polish Plains. Pilica flows into the Vistula near the village of Ostrowek, in a geographical region of Central Vistula Valley. In 1974, a dam was built near Sulejow, resulting in the creation of man-made reservoir Sulejow Lake, which has the area of 2,700 hectares. The region in the basin of the Pilica is sometimes called Nadpilicze, and the river itself marks boundary between Lesser Poland, and two other historical provinces of the country, Greater Poland and Mazovia.
The first "open-air river museum" in Poland, the Open-air museum of Pilica river, is located on the waterway and the Blue Springs nature reserve lies next to the river.
A 228 km long "Szlak wodny Pilicy" is a kayak route on Pilica River. It begins in Zarzecze near Szczekociny and ends on a mouth of the Pilica River. Points on the route:
A section of the river is a Natura 2000 EU Special Protection Area.
Mazovian Voivodeship or Mazovia Province is the largest and most populous of the 16 Polish provinces, or voivodeships, created in 1999. It occupies 35,579 square kilometres (13,737 sq mi) of east-central Poland, and has 5,324,500 inhabitants. Its principal cities are Warsaw in the centre of the Warsaw metropolitan area, Radom (226,000) in the south, Płock (127,000) in the west, Siedlce (77,000) in the east, and Ostrołęka (55,000) in the north. The capital of the voivodeship is the national capital, Warsaw.
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Grójec County is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Masovian Voivodeship, east-central Poland. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat and largest town is Grójec, which lies 40 kilometres (25 mi) south of Warsaw. The county contains three other towns: Warka, 25 km (16 mi) east of Grójec, Nowe Miasto nad Pilicą, 34 km (21 mi) south-west of Grójec, and Mogielnica, 22 km (14 mi) south-west of Grójec.
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Spała is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Inowłódz, within Tomaszów Mazowiecki County, Łódź Voivodeship, in central Poland. It lies on the Pilica River, approximately 6 kilometres (4 mi) west of Inowłódz, 9 km (6 mi) east of Tomaszów Mazowiecki, and 54 km (34 mi) south-east of the regional capital Łódź. The village has a population of 400. It gives its name to the protected area called Spała Landscape Park.
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Gmina Rzeczyca is a rural gmina in Tomaszów Mazowiecki County, Łódź Voivodeship, in central Poland. Its seat is the village of Rzeczyca, which lies approximately 21 kilometres (13 mi) north-east of Tomaszów Mazowiecki and 61 km (38 mi) east of the regional capital Łódź.
Gmina Tomaszów Mazowiecki is a rural gmina in Tomaszów Mazowiecki County, Łódź Voivodeship, in central Poland. Its seat is the town of Tomaszów Mazowiecki, although the town is not part of the territory of the gmina.
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Sulejów Landscape Park is a protected area in central Poland, established in 1994 and covering an area of 171 square kilometres (66 sq mi). It takes its name from the town of Sulejów.
Inowłódz is a village in Tomaszów Mazowiecki County, Łódź Voivodeship, in central Poland. It is the seat of the gmina called Gmina Inowłódz. It lies approximately 15 kilometres (9 mi) east of Tomaszów Mazowiecki and 60 km (37 mi) south-east of the regional capital Łódź. The village has a population of 795.
Pilica is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Warka, within Grójec County, Masovian Voivodeship, in east-central Poland. It lies approximately 4 kilometres (2 mi) north-east of Warka, 28 km (17 mi) east of Grójec, and 50 km (31 mi) south of Warsaw.
The Sulejowski Reservoir is an artificial lake, a reservoir created by a dam, built in the years 1969-1974 in the Łódź Voivodeship. The aim of this reservoir was to supply fresh drinking water to the city of Łódź and Tomaszów Mazowiecki. At full capacity the reservoir contains up to 95,000,000 cubic metres (77,000 acre⋅ft) of water and has an average depth of 3.3 metres (11 ft).
The open-air museum of Pilica river is the first heritage park in Poland dedicated to a river. It is located near the Pilica river in the town of Tomaszów Mazowiecki, Łódź Voivodeship. It was created in 2000. It is located next to the Blue Springs nature reserve.