Zagyva
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Zagyva
Zagyva
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The Zagyva near Szolnok
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Location
CountryHungary
Physical characteristics
SourceNógrád County
Mouth 
 • location
Tisza in Szolnok
 • coordinates
47°10?21?N 20°12?08?E / 47.1724°N 20.2023°E / 47.1724; 20.2023Coordinates: 47°10?21?N 20°12?08?E / 47.1724°N 20.2023°E / 47.1724; 20.2023
Length179 km (111 mi)
Basin size5,677 km2 (2,192 sq mi)
Discharge 
 • average9 m3/s (320 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionTisza-> Danube-> Black Sea
Tributaries 
 • rightGalga
The Zagyva meets the Tisza River in Szolnok.

The Zagyva is a river in Hungary. Its length is 179 km, and drains an area of about 5,677 km². The source is near Salgótarján in Nógrád county. It flows through the towns of Bátonyterenye, Pásztó, Hatvan and Jászberény and flows into the Tisza at Szolnok. Average discharge at Szolnok is 9 m³/s.

Etymology

The name comes from Slavic sadjati: to settle (sediments). *Sadzava: a river that carries many sediments, see i.e. Czech Sázava.[1]

Tributaries

The following rivers are tributaries to the river Zagyva (from source to mouth):

References

  1. ^ Varsik, Branislav (1990). Slovanské (slovenské) názvy riek na Slovensku a ich prevzatie Ma?armi v 10.-12. storo?í (in Slovak). Bratislava: Slovenská akadémia vied. p. 82. ISBN 80-224-0163-3.



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