Viskan

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Coordinates: 57°13′30″N 12°12′20″E / 57.22500°N 12.20556°E / 57.22500; 12.20556
Viskan
River
Viskan.JPG
Viskan running through Borås
Country Sweden
Counties Västra Götaland County, Halland County
Tributaries
 - left Häggån, Slottsån
 - right Munkån, Surteån
City Borås
Landmark Viska Valley (Viskadalen)
Source Tolken
 - location Ulricehamn Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden
 - elevation 226 m (741 ft) [1]
 - coordinates 57°47′30″N 13°15′00″E / 57.79167°N 13.25000°E / 57.79167; 13.25000
Mouth Klosterfjorden, Kattegatt
 - location Varberg Municipality, Halland County, Sweden
 - elevation m (0 ft)
 - coordinates 57°13′30″N 12°12′20″E / 57.22500°N 12.20556°E / 57.22500; 12.20556
Length 140 km (87 mi) [2]
Basin 2,202.1 km² (850 sq mi) [3]
Discharge
 - average 34 /s (1,201 cu ft/s) [2]

Viskan is a river in the historical province of Halland in southern Sweden.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Viskan". Nordisk Familjebok (in Swedish). 32 (2 ed.). 1921. pp. 838–839. Retrieved 11 July 2010.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Viskan". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 11 July 2010. (subscription required)
  3. "Län och huvudavrinningsområden i Sverige" (PDF) (in Swedish). Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute. Retrieved 11 July 2010.

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