Sredetska reka (Bulgarian: Средецка река) is a river in eastern Bulgaria. It is 69 km long with a catchment area of 985 km2.[1] It empties into the Black Sea through Lake Mandrensko near Burgas.

Sredetska
Sredetska-River-near-Prohod.jpg
Sredetska reka near the village of Prohod
Location
CountryBulgaria
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ locationBakardzhitsite
 ⁃ elevation297 m (974 ft)
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Lake Mandrensko
 ⁃ coordinates
42°23′11″N 27°18′49″E / 42.3864°N 27.3136°E / 42.3864; 27.3136Coordinates: 42°23′11″N 27°18′49″E / 42.3864°N 27.3136°E / 42.3864; 27.3136
Length69 km (43 mi)
Basin size985 km2 (380 sq mi)

The river has rich flora and fauna. There are more than 30 species of freshwater fishes, such as Flathead grey mullet, European chub, Common carp, Pontic shad, Romanian barbel, European bitterling, Common rudd, etc.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Stewart W. Franks, Thorsten Wagener: Regional hydrological impacts of climatic change, p.82