The Bzura is a river in central Poland, a tributary of the Vistula river (in Wyszogród), with a length of 173 kilometres and a basin area of 7,764 km2.[1] It was noteworthy during the Second World War as Polish forces made a major stand against the Wehrmacht in an attempt to halt the German advance on Warsaw (Battle of the Bzura).

Bzura
Kozlow Biskupi Bzura01.jpg
The Bzura in Kozłów Biskupi
Bzura
Bzura
Bzura (river mouth)
Mouth of the Bzura on the map of Poland
Location
CountryPoland
Physical characteristics
Mouth 
 • location
Vistula
 • coordinates
52°22′28″N 20°12′05″E / 52.3744°N 20.2013°E / 52.3744; 20.2013Coordinates: 52°22′28″N 20°12′05″E / 52.3744°N 20.2013°E / 52.3744; 20.2013
Length173 km (107 mi)
Basin size7,764 km2 (2,998 sq mi)
Discharge 
 • average28.6 m3/s (1,010 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionVistulaBaltic Sea

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