Vuka (river)

Vukovar, place where Vuka empties into the Danube

Vuka is a river in eastern Croatia, a right tributary of the Danube river. At 112 kilometres (70 mi), it is the 13th longest river flowing through Croatia and it has a drainage area of 644 square kilometres (249 sq mi).[1] The river is located in Vukovar-Srijem County, in the Slavonia region. It empties into the Danube at the town of Vukovar, which got its name from the river.

The ancient name of Pannonian Illyrians for Vuka was Volcos.

See also


  1. Ostroški, Ljiljana, ed. (December 2015). Statistički ljetopis Republike Hrvatske 2015 [Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Croatia 2015] (PDF). Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Croatia (in Croatian and English). 47. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. p. 49. ISSN 1333-3305. Retrieved 27 December 2015.

Coordinates: 45°21′N 19°00′E / 45.350°N 19.000°E / 45.350; 19.000

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