Ugar (river)

river in Bosnia
Ugar River Canyon

The Ugar (Brzica until 1878:[1]) is a river of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is a tributary of the Vrbas river.

The Ugar's length is around 44.5 kilometres. Its drainage basin is around 328 km2. Its largest right tributaries are: Pljačkovac, Ilomska, Kobilja, Zirin Potok and Kusin Potok (Ziro's and Kuso's creeks). The left tributaries are the creeks: namely Lužnica Potok, Dedića Potok, Andrijevića Potok, Bunar, Oraški Potok, and Kukavički Potok.[2][3]

It starts at the slopes of Vlašić, upstream of Sažići and Melina villages. This is around 1590 meters above sea level. It is a watershed area of Vrbanja, Ilomska and Bila rivers. Its discharge is 6.98 m3/s (246 cu ft/s) [4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Džaja M. (1995): Pougarje i njegova okolica. Monografija.
  2. "Karta BiH - Karta Bosne i Hercegovine". kartabih.com. Retrieved 2014-08-06.
  3. Spahić M. et al. (2000): Bosna i Hercegovina (1:250.000). Izdavačko preduzeće „Sejtarija“, Sarajevo.
  4. Mučibabić B., Ed. (1998): Geografski atlas Bosne i Hercegovine. Geodetski zavod BiH, Sarajevo, ISBN 9958-766-00-0.