Vrbanja river

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Vrbanja
Врбањa
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The Vrbanja in Čelinac in wintertime
Location
CountryBosnia and Herzegovina
Physical characteristics
Source 
 - locationVlašić
 - elevation1,520 m (4,990 ft)[1]
Mouth 
 - locationVrbas
 - coordinates44°46′44″N 17°13′12″E / 44.77889°N 17.22000°E / 44.77889; 17.22000Coordinates: 44°46′44″N 17°13′12″E / 44.77889°N 17.22000°E / 44.77889; 17.22000
 - elevation164 m (538 ft)[1]
Length70.5 km (43.8 mi)[1]
Basin features
ProgressionVrbasSavaDanubeBlack Sea

The Vrbanja (Врбањa) is a river in western Bosnia and Herzegovina. Along with the Ugar, it is the largest right tributary of the Vrbas. Its drainage basin covers an area of approximately 703.5 km2. It has significant hydropower potential.[2][3] The estimations of the Vrbanja's length vary from 84 km[4] to 95.4 km.[5][6][7]

Tributaries[change | change source]

The river is fed by numerous tributaries from Vlašić, Čemernica, Borja and Uzlomac mountains. The most significant right-side tributaries are the Bobovica, Lopača, Trnovac, Crkvenica, Stopanska rijeka, Kruševica, Jezerka, Bosanka, and Jošavka, and the most significant left-side tributaries, the Čudnić, Kovačevića potok, Ćorkovac, Demićka, Sadika, Grabovička rijeka, Duboka river, Vigošća/Vigošta, Cvrcka and Jakotina.[8][9]

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References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Statistical Yearbook 2017, Institute for Statistics of FBiH, p. 34
  2. Spahić M. et al. (2000): Bosna i Hercegovina (1:250.000). Izdavačko preduzeće „Sejtarija“, Sarajevo.
  3. Mučibabić B., Ed. (1998): Geografski atlas Bosne i Hercegovine. Geodetski zavod BiH, Sarajevo, ISBN 9958-766-00-0.
  4. Bihalji-Merin O. et al., Eds. (1968): Mala enciklopedija Prosveta - Opšta enciklopedija, drugo izdanje (A-LJ), Prosveta, Beograd.
  5. Statistički godišnjak Republike Srpske, 2013: Genografski i meteorološki podaci(in Bosnian) (PDF). Republički zavod za statistiku RS, Pristupljeno 18. 1. 2013.bs:
  6. http://www.distancesfrom.com/distance-from-Siprage-to-Banja-Luka-Bosna-i-Hercegovina/DistanceHistory/5243320.aspx.
  7. http://www.udaljenosti.com/bosna/-Distances in B&H.
  8. Vojnogeografski institut, Ed. (1955): Prnjavor (List karte 1:100.000, Izohipse na 20 m). Vojnogeografski institut, Beograd.
  9. Vojnogeografski institut, Ed. (1955): Banja Luka (List karte 1:100.000, Izohipse na 20 m). Vojnogeografski institut, Beograd.