The Ptsich, or Pcič[2] (Belarusian: Пціч, [ptsʲitʂ]) is a river in Eastern Europe.[1] It flows south through Belarus, taking its source near Minsk, and draining into the Pripyat, being its left tributary. It is 421 kilometres (262 mi) long, and has a drainage basin of 9,470 square kilometres (3,660 sq mi).[3][1]

Ptsich
Ptsich River.jpg
Location
CountryBelarus
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationPietrykaw District
MouthPripyat River
 • coordinates
52°08′46″N 28°51′52″E / 52.1460°N 28.8645°E / 52.1460; 28.8645Coordinates: 52°08′46″N 28°51′52″E / 52.1460°N 28.8645°E / 52.1460; 28.8645
Length421 km (262 mi)[1]
Basin size9,470 km2 (3,660 sq mi)[1]
Basin features
ProgressionPripyatDnieperDnieper–Bug estuaryBlack Sea

Its biggest tributary is the Aresa.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Geographic Characteristics of the Republic of Belarus. Main characteristics of the largest rivers of Belarus". Land of Ancestors. Data of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Belarus. 2011. Archived from the original on 15 January 2014. Retrieved 27 September 2013.
  2. ^ official transliteration
  3. ^ a b Птичь, Great Soviet Encyclopedia