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Latorica (Ukrainian: Латориця, Latorytsya) is a river in the watershed of the Danube. It flows from Ukraine (156.6 km) to Slovakia (31.4 km), 188 km in total. The watershed is 3.130 sq. km. Its confluence with Bodrog gives rise to the Ondava river. The Murray River in Australia. ... A drainage basin is the area within the drainage basin divide (yellow outline), and drains the surface runoff and river discharge (blue lines) of a contiguous area. ... The Danube bend at Visegrád is a popular destination of tourists The Danube (German: Donau, Slovak: Dunaj, Hungarian: Duna, Slovenian: Donava, Croatian: Dunav, Serbian: Дунав/Dunav, , Bulgarian: Дунав (Dunav), Romanian: Dunăre, Ukrainian: , Latin: Danuvius), all ultimately derived from the PIE *dānu, meaning river or stream, is Europes second... Bodrog is a river in eastern Slovakia and north-eastern Hungary. ...


A part of its watersed (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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  • Ramsar database entry

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