List of rivers of the Czech Republic

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These are the rivers of the Czech Republic.

Rank River Length within CR (km) Avg. discharge[1] (m³/s) Total basin (km²) Tributary to Mouth location Photo
1. Vltava 430[2] 151 28,090 Elbe Mělník Slapy Reservoir on middle course of the Vltava
2. Elbe (Labe) 370[3] 308 144,055 North Sea Cuxhaven (Germany) Confluence of Elbe and Ploučnice in Děčín
3. Morava 284[4] 65[5] 26,658 Danube Bratislava-Devín (Slovakia) Morava near Uherský Ostroh
4. Ohře 256[6] 38 5,614 Elbe Litoměřice Ohře near Doksany during a dry summer
5. Berounka (Mže) 246 36 8,823 Vltava Prague-Lahovice Berounka flowing through Czech Karst near Tetín
6. Sázava 225 25 4,350 Vltava Davle Sázava near ruin of Zbořený Kostelec Castle
7. Thaya (Dyje) 209[7] 44 13,419 Morava Hohenau (Austria) Thaya in Podyjí National Park
8. Jihlava 185 12 3,117 Svratka Ivaň Jihlava near Dolní Kounice
9. Svratka 174 15[8] 7,119 Thaya Pouzdřany Svratka in Brno-Bystrc
10. Jizera 164 24 2,193 Elbe Lázně Toušeň Jizera near Malá Skála
11. Lužnice 153[9] 24 4,226 Vltava Neznašov A weir on the Lužnice in Dobronice near Bechyně
12. Oder (Odra) 136[10] 48 118,861 Baltic Sea Świnoujście (Poland) Oder in Ostrava
13. Orlice (+Divoká Orlice) 136 22 2,036 Elbe Hradec Králové Orlice near Třebechovce pod Orebem
14. Otava (+Vydra) 134 26 3,788 Vltava Zvíkov Otava in Sušice
15. Opava 129 18 2,088 Oder Ostrava-Nová Ves Opava near Háj ve Slezsku
16. Bečva (Vsetínská Bečva) 120 18 1,626 Morava Troubky Bečva near Grymov
17. Radbuza 112 11 2,179 Berounka Plzeň Radbuza in Dobřany
18. Úhlava 109 6 919 Radbuza Plzeň-Doudlevce Upper course of the Úhlava
19. Moravice 105 8 901 Opava Opava Source of the Moravice is located high in the Hrubý Jeseník Mountains
20. Chrudimka 104 6 870 Elbe Pardubice Chrudimka near Škrovád
21. Ploučnice 103 9 1,194 Elbe Děčín Ploučnice near Česká Lípa
22. Oslava 100 4 867 Jihlava Ivančice-Letkovice Oslava in Oslavany

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  1. at mouth (if within Czech Republic) or at national border
  2. Total length of Vltava and Elbe courses combined within Czech territory is 530 km
  3. Total length of the Elbe (including territory of Germany) is 1165 km
  4. Total length of the Morava (including territory of Slovakia and Austria) is 353 km
  5. before confluence with Thaya
  6. Total length of the Ohře (including territory of Germany) is 316 km
  7. Total length of the Thaya (including territory of Austria and Deutsche Thaya) is 306 km
  8. before confluence with Jihlava
  9. Total length of the Lužnice (including territory of Austria) is 208 km
  10. Total length of the Oder (including territory of Poland and Germany) is 861 km