The Bzura is a river in central Poland, a tributary of the Vistula river (in Wyszogród), with a length of 173 kilometres and a basin area of 7,764 km2.[1] It was noteworthy during the Second World War as Polish forces made a major stand against the Wehrmacht in an attempt to halt the German advance on Warsaw (Battle of the Bzura).

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The Bzura in Kozłów Biskupi
Mouth of the Bzura on the map of Poland
Physical characteristics
 • location
 • coordinates
Length173 km (107 mi)
Basin size7,764 km2 (2,998 sq mi)
 • average28.6 m3/s (1,010 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionVistulaBaltic Sea


Towns and townships

Right tributaries

  • Linda
  • Moszczenica
  • Mroga
  • Struga
  • Bobrówka
  • Skierniewka
  • Rawka
  • Pisia
  • Sucha
  • Utrata
  • Łasica

Left tributaries

See also



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