Dâmbovița (river)

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Dâmbovița
Dambovita near Ciurel Bridge in Bucharest.jpg
The Dâmbovița in Bucharest
Raul Dambovita.png
Location
CountryRomania
CountiesArgeș, Dâmbovița, Ilfov, Bucharest, Călărași
CitiesBucharest
Physical characteristics
SourceCurmătura Oticu
 - locationFăgăraș Mountains
 - coordinates45°29′54″N 24°56′14″E / 45.49833°N 24.93722°E / 45.49833; 24.93722
 - elevation1,800 m (5,900 ft)
MouthArgeș
 - locationBudești
 - coordinates44°13′40″N 26°28′16″E / 44.22778°N 26.47111°E / 44.22778; 26.47111Coordinates: 44°13′40″N 26°28′16″E / 44.22778°N 26.47111°E / 44.22778; 26.47111
 - elevation43 m (141 ft)
Length286 km (178 mi)
Basin size2,824 km2 (1,090 sq mi)
Basin features
ProgressionArgeșDanubeBlack Sea
Tributaries 
 - leftIlfov, Colentina
River codeX.1.25

The Dâmboviţa River is a river in Romania. It starts at the joining of the headwaters Valea Vladului and Boarcăşu. The source of the river is in the Făgăraş Mountains. It flows south. It passes through Bucharest and flows into the Argeş River 258 kilometers from its source. This is near Budeşti, which is in Călăraşi County. The Romanian county of Dâmboviţa County is named after this river.

Settlements[change | change source]

These are the communes, towns and cities that the Dâmboviţa River flows through:

Tributaries[change | change source]

These are the tributaries of the Dâmboviţa River:

Left: Valea Vladului, Berevoescu, Luţele Mari, Luţele Mici, Valea lui Aron, Valea Comisului, Valea Nemţoaicelor, Răchita, Valea lui Stanciu, Valea Turcilor, Tămaşul, Valea Dragoslăvenilor, Valea lui Ivan, Valea Largă, Valea Seacă, Valea Speriatei, Valea Gruiului, Berila, Dâmbovicioara, Valea Orăţiilor, Cheia, Ghimbav, Valea Luncii, Valea Caselor, Valea Hotarului, Olăneasca, Valea Runcului, Valea Jocii, Bădeni, Valea Grecului, Pârâul lui Coman, Valea Chiliilor, Valea Pleşei, Valea Măgurii, Valea Vlazilor, Valea Ulmului, Valea Largă, Râul Alb, Valea Satului, Ilfov, Colentina, Pasărea

Right: Boarcăşu, Colţii lui Andrei, Izvorul Foişorului, Valea Barbului, Izvorul Hotarului, Valea lui Aron, Bălţatul, Dracsin, Cascue, Râul Căciulelor, Valea Şaului, Clăbucet, Oncioaia, Valea Jugii, Valea Arşiţei, Râuşorul, Frasinu, Stoeneasca, Valea Cheii, Muscel, Aninoasa, Grui

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