Ipeľ

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Ipeľ (Ipoly)
River
IpolyIpolysagnal.jpg
Ipeľ river near Šahy
Countries Slovakia, Hungary
Source
 - location Lom nad Rimavicou, Slovakia
Mouth Danube River
 - location Chľaba/Szob
Length 232 km (144 mi)
Basin 5,151 km2 (1,989 sq mi)
Discharge mouth
 - average 21 m3/s (742 cu ft/s)
 - max 70 m3/s (2,472 cu ft/s)
 - min 3 m3/s (106 cu ft/s)

Ipeľ (Slovak) or Ipoly (Hungarian) (German: Eipel, archaic Slovak: Jupoľ ) is a 232 km long river in Slovakia and Hungary, tributary to the river Danube. Its source is in central Slovakia in the Slovenské rudohorie Mountains. It flows south to the Hungarian border, and then southwest, west and again south along the border until it flows into the Danube near Szob.

Ipeľ flows through or makes border of Banská Bystrica and Nitra regions in Slovakia, and Nógrád and Pest counties in Hungary.

Towns and villages

Coordinates: 47°49′06″N 18°50′55″E / 47.8182°N 18.8485°E / 47.8182; 18.8485








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