Váh

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Váh
River
The Váh near Piešťany.
Kintra Slovakia
Primary source Čierny Váh
 - location Kráľova hoľa, Low Tatras
Secondary source Biely Váh
 - location Važecká dolina, High Tatras
Mouth Danube River
 - location Komárno
 - elevation 106.5 m (349 ft)
Length 406 km (252 mi)
Basin 15,075 km2 (5,820 sq mi)
Discharge
 - average 152 m3/s (5,368 cu ft/s)
 - max 1,825 m3/s (64,449 cu ft/s)
 - min 22.3 m3/s (788 cu ft/s)
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The Váh (German: Waag;[1] Hungarian: Vág;[2][3] Pols: Wag[4]) is the langest river in Slovakie. Touns on the river include Liptovský Hrádok, Liptovský Mikuláš, Ružomberok, Vrútky, Žilina, Bytča, Považská Bystrica, Púchov, Ilava, Dubnica nad Váhom, Nemšová, Trenčín, Nové Mesto nad Váhom, Piešťany, Hlohovec, Sereď, Šaľa, Kolárovo an Komárno.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. The Cambridge Ancient History. Cambridge University Press. 1970. ISBN 0-521-26335-2
  2. Kocsis, Károly (2001). Towns in Slovakia with absolute Hungarian majority. p. 73. ISBN 1-931313-75-X. Retrieved 2008-07-02. 
  3. Felbermann, Louis. Hungary and Its People. Retrieved 2008-07-02. 
  4. Wag w Słowniku geograficznym Królestwa Polskiego i innych krajów słowiańskich (in Geographical Dictionary of Polish Kingdom and other Slavic countries).