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Oder is known by several names in different languages: (English and
German: Czech, Polish, and Lower Sorbian: , Upper Sorbian:
Kashubian: (pronounced ); Classical Latin: Viadrus, Viadua;
Medieval Latin: Od(d)era). The Oder is 854 km long: 112 in the
Czech Republic, 742 in Poland (including 187 on the border between
Germany and Poland) and is the second longest river in Poland
(after the Vistula). It drains 118,861 km of watershed, 106,056 of
which are in Poland (89%), 7,217 in the Czech Republic (6%), and
5,587 in Germany (5%). Channels connect it to the Havel, Spree,
Vistula system and Kodnica. It flows through Silesian, Opole, Lower
Silesian, Lubusz, and West Pomeranian voivodeships of Poland and
the states of Brandenburg and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in Germany.
Oder River. View from Ziegenwerder Island in Frankfurt (Oder),
Germany to Subice, Poland. Estuary of the Lusatian Neisse into the
Oder. Oder in Szczecin, Way Chrobrego. arpia, a left distributary
of Oder in winter, The Old Town of Police, Poland.The main branch
empties into the Szczecin Lagoon near Police. The Szczecin Lagoon
is bordered on the north by islands of Usedom (west) and Wolin
(east). Between these two islands, there is only a narrow channel
(wina) going to the Bay of Pomerania, which forms a part of the
Baltic Sea. The largest city on the Oder River is Wrocaw, Lower
Silesia. The Oder is navigable over a large part of its total
length, as far upstream as to the town of Kole, where the river
connects to the Gliwicki Canal. The upstream part of the river is
canalized and permits larger barges (up to CEMT Class IV) to
navigate between the industrial sites around the Wrocaw area.
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