Weida (White Elster)

The Weida is a non-navigable river in eastern Thuringia, Germany, left tributary of the White Elster. Most of its course is situated in the district of Greiz.

The Weida in Lawitz
Physical characteristics
  locationnear Pausa
  elevation500 m (1,600 ft)
White Elster
50°47′44″N 12°5′21″E
Length57 km (35 mi)
Basin features
ProgressionWhite ElsterSaaleElbeNorth Sea

The Weida's source is near Pausa in Saxony; it then flows through the Thuringian Highland passing Zeulenroda-Triebes and through the eponymous Weida. It then feeds into the White Elster near Wünschendorf/Elster. Its tributaries include the Auma and the Leuba.

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