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The Șumuleul Mare (also: Șomleul Mare; Hungarian: Nagy-Somlyó, pronounced [ˈnɒcʃomjoː]) is a small river in the Gurghiu Mountains, Harghita County, central Romania. It is a left tributary of the river Mureș. It flows through the municipality Ciumani, and joins the Mureș near the village Ciumani. It is fed by several smaller streams, including Bolo.

Șumuleul Mare
Nagy-Somlyó
Location
CountryRomania
CountiesHarghita County
VillagesCiumani
Physical characteristics
Source 
 - locationGurghiu Mountains
Mount Opro
 - coordinates46°35′18″N 25°25′45″E / 46.58833°N 25.42917°E / 46.58833; 25.42917
 - elevation1,349 m (4,426 ft)
MouthMureș
 - location
Ciumani
 - coordinates
46°41′15″N 25°29′25″E / 46.68750°N 25.49028°E / 46.68750; 25.49028Coordinates: 46°41′15″N 25°29′25″E / 46.68750°N 25.49028°E / 46.68750; 25.49028
 - elevation
733 m (2,405 ft)
Basin features
ProgressionMureșTiszaDanubeBlack Sea

ReferencesEdit

  • Administrația Națională Apelor Române - Cadastrul Apelor - București
  • Institutul de Meteorologie și Hidrologie - Rîurile României - București 1971

MapsEdit

  • Harta Județul Harghita [1]
  • Harta Munții Giurgeu [2]