|Length||761 km (473 mi)|
|Basin size||121,000 km2 (47,000 sq mi)|
|- average||377 m3/s (13,300 cu ft/s)|
|- left||Pina, Yaselda, Tsna, Lan, Sluch, Ptsich, Braginka|
|- right||Turija, Stokhid, Styr, Horyn, Ubort, Zhelon, Slovechna, Uzh|
The Pripyat passes through the zone of alienation around the Chernobyl reactor, site of the nuclear disaster. It is polluted with radionuclides. The amount of caesium-137 in river sediments continues to go up. The city of Prypiat, Ukraine (population 45,000) was completely evacuated after the Chernobyl disaster.
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