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The Lechința or Comlod (Hungarian: Komlód-patak) is a right tributary of the river Mureș in Transylvania, Romania.[1] It discharges into the Mureș near Iernut. Its Hungarian name is from the “komló” for hops, so its name means “Hops Creek”.

Lechința
Komlód-patak, Comlod
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Location
CountryRomania
CountiesBistrița-Năsăud, Mureș
CommunesMilaș, Crăiești, Râciu, Șincai, Band, Iclănzel, Iernut
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ elevation440 m (1,440 ft)
MouthMureș
 ⁃ location
Lechința
 ⁃ coordinates
46°28′25″N 24°12′41″E / 46.4736°N 24.2114°E / 46.4736; 24.2114Coordinates: 46°28′25″N 24°12′41″E / 46.4736°N 24.2114°E / 46.4736; 24.2114
Length66 km (41 mi)
Basin size537 km2 (207 sq mi)
Basin features
ProgressionMureșTiszaDanubeBlack Sea

TributariesEdit

The following rivers are tributaries to the river Lechința (from source to mouth):

ReferencesEdit

  • Trasee turistice - Județul Bistrița [1]
  • Trasee turistice județul Mureș [2]