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Kłodnica

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Kłodnica

Kłodnica River
Kłodnica in downtown Gliwice
Origin Katowice (southern district)
Mouth Odra river at Kędzierzyn-Koźle
Basin countries Poland
Length 75 km (47 mi)
Source elevation 305 meters (1,001 ft)
165 meters (541 ft) (at mouth)
Basin area 1,125.8 km2 (434.7 sq mi)

Kłodnica (German: Klodnitz) is a river in the Upper Silesia region. It is about 75 km long and a right tributary of the Odra river.

Along Kłodnica's shore are Polish cities of Katowice, Kędzierzyn-Koźle, Ruda Śląska, Gliwice, and Zabrze.

There was also a Kłodnica Canal that opened in 1806. This water transport facility has been replaced by the Gliwice Canal.


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