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Poprad (river)

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Poprad (river)

The Poprad by Spišská Belá in Kežmarok district
The Poprad forming the Polish-Slovakian border

The Poprad (Piwniczna and Rytro.

The river flows through Slovakian towns of Poprad, Kežmarok, Stará Ľubovňa, and through Polish towns of Krynica-Zdrój, Muszyna, Piwniczna-Zdrój, Rytro, Stary Sącz, and Żegiestów among others.

In Slovakia

Poprad is the only large Slovakian river flowing north into southern Poland. The Poprad flows through the Slovak administrative districts of Poprad, Kežmarok and Stará Ľubovňa and then forms for 31.1 km the Polish-Slovakian border.

See also


  • Zofia Radwańska-Paryska, Witold Henryk Paryski; Wielka encyklopedia tatrzańska. Poronin: Wydawnictwo Górskie, 2004. ISBN 83-7104-009-1.
  • Beskid Sądecki. Mapa 1:50 000. Piwniczna: Agencja Wyd. „Wit”. ISBN 83-915737-3-7.
  • Jerzy Kondracki, Geografia regionalna Polski. Warszawa: Wyd. Naukowe PWN, 1998. ISBN 83-01-12479-2.

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