Cirocha (Hungarian: Ciróka; Ukrainian: Ціроха) is a right tributary of the river Laborec in the Prešov Region of eastern Slovakia. It is 50.1 km (31.1 mi) long and its drainage basin size is 499.8 km2 (193.0 sq mi).[1] Its average flow is 2.85 m³/s in Snina.

Cirocha
Cirocha ve Stakčíně.jpg
Cirocha in Stakčín
Location
CountrySlovakia
Physical characteristics
SourceBukovec Mountains
Mouth 
 • location
Laborec near Humenné
 • coordinates
48°56′00″N 21°55′58″E / 48.9334°N 21.9329°E / 48.9334; 21.9329Coordinates: 48°56′00″N 21°55′58″E / 48.9334°N 21.9329°E / 48.9334; 21.9329
Length50.1 km (31.1 mi)
Basin size499.8 km2 (193.0 sq mi)
Discharge 
 • locationSnina
 • average2.85 m3/s (101 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionLaborecLatoricaBodrogTiszaDanubeBlack Sea

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The headwaters of the Cirocha are in the Bukovské vrchy mountains under the Ruské sedlo saddle at the Slovak-Polish border. It flows south and west after first few kilometres into the Starina reservoir, flowing further to the municipalities of Snina and Stakčín. From Stakčín it flows to the west, to its confluence with the Laborec river near Humenné.

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