Kurówka

Kurówka is a river in South-East Poland, a right tributary of Vistula River. Its length is approximately 50 kilometres and its basin covers roughly 395.4 km². Its source is located near the village of Piotrowice Wielkie and it joins Vistula in Puławy. Among the notable villages located along the river are Garbów, Markuszów, Kurów and Końskowola.

Kurówka
Kurówka River 04 Poland.JPG
Pedestrian bridge
Location
CountryPoland
Physical characteristics
Mouth 
 • location
Vistula
 • coordinates
51°26′27″N 21°56′45″E / 51.4408°N 21.9458°E / 51.4408; 21.9458Coordinates: 51°26′27″N 21°56′45″E / 51.4408°N 21.9458°E / 51.4408; 21.9458
Basin features
ProgressionVistulaBaltic Sea
Kurówka in Chrząchów

Because the nitrogen production plant in Puławy uses the river as the main source of water, it was canalized and separated from Vistula by a system of dams and water gates. Apart from smaller streams, the river has two main tributaries: right tributary named Białka (sometimes referred to as Bielkowa), and left tributary named Garbówka (sometimes referred to as Struga Kurowska).