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Tisza River
Polish: Cisa
Romanian: Tisa
Rusyn: Тиса
Ukrainian: Тиса
Slovak: Tisa
Serbian: Тиса
River
Szeged-tisza3.jpg
The Tisza in Szeged, Hungary
Countries Ukraine, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, Serbia
Tributaries
 - left Someş, Körös, Mureş
 - right Bodrog
Towns Sighetu Marmaţiei, Khust, Szolnok, Szeged, Bečej
Source
 - location Eastern Carpathians, Ukraine
 - elevation 2,020 m (6,627 ft)
Mouth Danube
 - location Downstream of Novi Sad, Serbia
Length 1,358 km (844 mi)
Basin 157,183 km² (60,689 sq mi)
Discharge mouth
 - average 814 /s (28,746 cu ft/s)
Map of the Tisza and southern part of the Danube
Map of the Tisza and southern part of the Danube

The Tisza is one of the major rivers of Central Europe. It starts in Ukraine, with the White Tisza in the Chornohora and Black Tisza in the Gorgany range, and flows partially along the Romanian border. It then enters Hungary at Tiszabecs and passes through Hungary touching the border with Slovakia. It then into the Danube in central Vojvodina in Serbia. The Tisza drains an area of about 157,186 km².

Names for the river in the countries it flows through are:

Tributaries

River Tisza & Bodrog Tokaj
River Tisza & Bodrog at Tokaj from above
  • Čik (near Bačko Petrovo Selo)
  • Jegrička (near Žabalj)
  • Begej (near Titel)
  • Mureş (in Szeged)
    • Arieş (near Gura Arieşului)
    • Târnava (near Teiuş)
      • Târnava Mare (in Blaj)
      • Târnava Mică (in Blaj)
  • Körös (near Csongrád)
    • Crişul Repede River (near Gyoma)
      • Barcău (in Szeghalom)
    • Crişul Alb (near Gyula)
    • Crişul Negru (near Gyula)
  • Zagyva (in Szolnok)
  • Sajó (in Tiszaújváros)
  • Bodrog (in Tokaj)
    • Ondava (near Cejkov)
    • Latorica (near Cejkov)
      • Laborec (near Oborin)
        • Uzh (near Pavlovce nad Uhom)
        • Cirocha (in Humenné)
      • Stara
      • Vicha
      • Kerepets
  • Crasna (in Vásárosnamény)
  • Someş (near Vásárosnamény)
    • Someşul Mic (in Dej)
      • Someşul Cald (in Gilău)
      • Someşul Rece (in Gilău)
    • Someşul Mare (in Dej)
      • Şieu (in Beclean)
        • Bistriţa (near Bistriţa)
  • Tur
  • Batár
  • Şugătag
  • Baia
  • Şaroş
  • Săpânţa
  • Valea Hotarului
  • Bicu
  • Sarasău
  • Valea Iepei
  • Iza
    • Mara
  • Vişeu

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