Vsetínská Bečva

Vsetínská Bečva (formily: Horní Bečva; German: Obere Betschwa) is a river in the Czech Republic, the left tributary of the Bečva. It originates in the Javorníky mountain range at the elevation of 896 m and flows to Valašské Meziříčí, where it joins with Rožnovská Bečva to form the river Bečva. It is 59.4 kilometres (36.9 mi) long, and its basin area is about 735 square kilometres (284 sq mi), of which 727.5 square kilometres (280.9 sq mi) in the Czech Republic.[1]

Vsetínská Bečva
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Vsetínská Bečva in Janová
Location
CountryCzech Republic
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationJavorníky
Mouth 
 • location
Bečva
Length59.38 km (36.90 mi)
Basin size735 km2 (284 sq mi)
Discharge 
 • average9.1 m3/s (320 cu ft/s) near estuary
Basin features
ProgressionBečvaMoravaDanubeBlack Sea

It flows through numerous towns and villages, including Velké Karlovice, Karolinka, Nový Hrozenkov, Halenkov, Huslenky, Hovězí, Janová, Ústí, Vsetín, Jablůnka, Pržno, Bystřička, Jarcová and Valašské Meziříčí.

Its longest tributary is the Senice.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Charakteristiky toků a povodí ČR - Vsetínská Bečva" (in Czech). VÚV TGM. Retrieved 2018-05-08.

Coordinates: 49°28′11.5″N 17°57′16.4″E / 49.469861°N 17.954556°E / 49.469861; 17.954556