Ros River

Image - The Ros River near Bila Tserkva. Image - The Ros River near Sukholisy.

Ros River [Рось; Ros’]. (Map: Ros River.) A right-bank tributary of the Dnieper River. It is 346 km long and drains a basin area of 12,575 sq km. It originates in the Dnieper Upland and flows through Vinnytsia oblast, Kyiv oblast, and Cherkasy oblast. There are several small hydroelectric stations on the river and water from it is used for irrigation. The major centers on the river include Bila Tserkva, Bohuslav, and Korsun-Shevchenkivskyi.

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 4 (1993).]


Image - The Ros River near Bila Tserkva. Image - The Ros River in Bohuslav. Image - The Ros River near Bila Tserkva. Image - The Ros River near Korsun-Shevchenkivskyi. Image - Ros River


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