Flöha (river)

The Flöha (Czech: Flájský potok) is a river in Saxony, Germany, and the Czech Republic. It flows into the river Zschopau in the town Flöha.

Flöha
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The river Flöha in the borough of Flöha
Location
Countries
Region (CZ)Ústí nad Labem
State (DE)Saxony
Reference no.DE: 54268
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationSource region: 5 km east of Fláje
 • elevationca. 845 m above sea level (NHN)
Mouth 
 • location
In Flöha into the Zschopau
 • coordinates
50°51′27″N 13°03′50″E / 50.8576°N 13.0639°E / 50.8576; 13.0639Coordinates: 50°51′27″N 13°03′50″E / 50.8576°N 13.0639°E / 50.8576; 13.0639
 • elevation
268 m above sea level (NHN)
Length67 km [1]
Basin size799.4 km2 (308.7 sq mi)
Discharge 
 • locationat Borstendorf gauge[2]
 • average9.15 m3/s (323 cu ft/s)
 • minimumRecord low: 0.2 m3/s (7.1 cu ft/s) (in 22.07.1934)
Average low: 1.68 m3/s (59 cu ft/s)
 • maximumAverage high: 92 m3/s (3,200 cu ft/s)
Record high: 540 m3/s (19,000 cu ft/s) (in 13.08.2002)
Basin features
ProgressionZschopauFreiberger MuldeMuldeElbeNorth Sea
River systemElbe
Tributaries 
 • leftBlack Pockau
WaterbodiesReservoirs: Fláje Reservoir, Rauschenbach Reservoir

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Topographic map 1:25.000
  2. ^ "Hydrologisches Handbuch: Teil 3 - Gewässerkundliche Hauptwerte" (PDF, 637 kB). Freistaat Sachsen - Landesamt für Umwelt und Geologie. p. 58. Retrieved 2012-10-04.