A river, about 810 km (505 mi) long, rising in south-central Poland northwest of Kraków and flowing generally north and west to the Oder River.
(place) River in Poland, flowing from the S part northwest into the Oder: 445 mi (716 km)
Warta Sentence Examples
- Russian Poland belongs mostly, though not entirely, to the basin of the Vistula - its western parts extending into the upper basin of the Warta, a tributary of the Oder, and its north-east spur (Suwalki) penetrating into the basin of the Memel, of which it occupies the left bank.
The Warta (450 m.) rises in the Czenstochowa hills, 900 ft.
The Vistula is connected also with the Oder by the Bromberg canal in Prussia, which links the Brahe, in the basin of the Vistula, with the Netze, a tributary of the Warta.
Another canal, to the west of Leczyca, connects the Bzura, a tributary of the Vistula, with the Ner and the Warta; and the bed of the former has been altered so as to obtain regular irrigation of the meadows along its banks.