Mukhavets River

Mukhavets (Belarusian: Мухаве́ц (Muchaviec), [muxaˈvʲets], BGN/PCGN romanization: Mukhavyets; Polish: Muchawiec) is a river in western Belarus, a tributary to the Bug River.

Mukhavets River
The Mukhavets River at Brest, Belarus
Location
Country Belarus
Physical characteristics
SourceConfluence of River Mukha and Viets Canal
  locationPruzhany, Belarus
  coordinates52°33′48.96″N 24°27′8.28″E
MouthBug River
  location
Brest
  coordinates
52°4′52.11″N 23°39′8.5″E
Length113 km (70 mi)
Basin size6,600 km2 (2,500 sq mi)
Discharge 
  average33.6 m3/s (1,190 cu ft/s)

The river rises in Pruzhany, Belarus, where the Mukha river and the Viets canal converge, flows in the south-western Belarus and empties into the Bug River in Brest.

The river is 113 km long. The basin area is 6,600 km2 (2,500 sq mi).

The river is connected with the Dnieper river by the Dnieper–Bug Canal.

Cities

Tributaries

  • Dachlovka
  • Zhabinka
  • Trascianica
  • Asipaǔka
  • Ryta

Books

  • (in Russian, English and Polish) Ye.N.Meshechko, A.A.Gorbatsky (2005) Belarusian Polesye: Tourist Transeuropean Water Mains, Minsk, Four Quarters


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