Drut (river)

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The Drut, Druts or Druć[1] (Belarusian: Друць, [drut͡sʲ]; Russian: Друть, [drutʲ]) is a river in Belarus, a right tributary of Dnieper. It originates in the Orsha Upland in the Belarusian Ridge and flows through Vitebsk, Mogilev and Homiel provinces of Belarus. It is 295 kilometres (183 mi) long, and has a drainage basin of 5,020 square kilometres (1,940 sq mi).[2]

Drut, Druts
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Location
CountryBelarus
Physical characteristics
MouthDnieper
 • coordinates
53°03′25″N 30°01′46″E / 53.05694°N 30.02944°E / 53.05694; 30.02944Coordinates: 53°03′25″N 30°01′46″E / 53.05694°N 30.02944°E / 53.05694; 30.02944
Length295 km (183 mi)
Basin size5,020 km2 (1,940 sq mi)
Discharge 
 • average30 m3/s (1,100 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionDnieperDnieper–Bug estuaryBlack Sea

The cities of Tolochin and Rogachev are located on the Drut.

The Chihirin Reservoir on the Drut river has an area of 21.1 square kilometers (8.1 sq mi).

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