Pripyat River facts for kids
|Length||710 km (440 mi)|
The Pripyat passes through the zone of alienation around the Chernobyl reactor, site of the nuclear disaster. It is polluted with radionuclides. The amount of caesium-137 in river sediments continues to go up. The city of Prypiat, Ukraine (population 45,000) was completely evacuated after the Chernobyl disaster.
- Horyn River (659 km; 22,700 km2)
- Sluch (451 km; 13,800 km2)
Pripyat River Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.