Sarantaporos (Epirus)

The Sarantaporos (Greek: Σαραντάπορος, Albanian: Sarandapor) is a river in northwestern Greece and southern Albania. It is a right tributary of the river Aoös (Vjosë), which flows into the Adriatic Sea. Its length is 50 km (31 mi), of which the final approx. 10 km (6.2 mi) form the border between Greece and Albania. Its source is between the mountain ranges Gramos and Voio, in the Kastoria regional unit. It flows through the municipal units Arrenes, Mastorochoria and Konitsa in Greece, and the municipalities Qendër Leskovik and Çarshovë in Albania. Its basin area is 870 km2 (340 sq mi), and its year-average discharge is 6.93 m3 (245 cu ft) per second.[1]

Sarantaporos
Sarantaporos river.JPG
Sarantaporos near Pyrsogianni
Location
CountriesAlbania and Greece
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationPindus, Greece
Mouth 
 • location
Aoös
 • coordinates
40°4′18″N 20°35′17″E / 40.07167°N 20.58806°E / 40.07167; 20.58806Coordinates: 40°4′18″N 20°35′17″E / 40.07167°N 20.58806°E / 40.07167; 20.58806
Length50 km (31 mi)
Basin size870 km2 (340 sq mi)
Discharge 
 • average6.93 m3/s (245 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionVjosëAdriatic Sea

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