Bystrzyca (Wieprz)

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The Bystrzyca near Zalew Zemborzycki south of Lublin

The Bystrzyca near Zalew Zemborzycki south of Lublin

location Lublin Voivodeship , Poland
River system Vistula
Drain over Wieprz  → Vistula  → Baltic Sea
source near the village of Sulów
Source height 227  m npm
muzzle in Spiczyn in the Wieprz coordinates: 51 ° 20 ′ 59 "  N , 22 ° 45 ′ 25"  E 51 ° 20 ′ 59 "  N , 22 ° 45 ′ 25"  E
Mouth height 152  m npm
Height difference 75 m
Bottom slope 1.1 ‰
length 70 km
Catchment area 1321 km²
Left tributaries Nędznica, Ciemięga
Right tributaries Kosarzewka, Czerniejówka
Big cities Lublin

The Bystrzyca is a left tributary of the Wieprz in the Lublin Voivodeship in Poland .


The river has its source in the village of Sulów, around 10 kilometers east of the town of Kraśnik at an altitude of 227 meters. From there it flows in a northerly direction, takes the Kosarzewka from the right and the small Nędznica from the left, then turns to the northeast, flows through the Zalew Zemborzycki lake, then crosses the voivodeship capital Lublin , where the Czerniejówka flows from the right, takes from the left the Ciemięga and finally flows into the Wieprz in Spiczyn at an altitude of 157 meters. The catchment area covers an area of ​​1320.74 km².

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