Grūda: A River in Southern Lithuania

Grūda

The Gruda (Lithuanian: Grūda) is a river in southern Lithuania, a left tributary of the Merkys river.




Five interesting facts about the Gruda River:

  • The name came from the slavic word grud which means "dry place in the marsh".
  • The river flows through the area of the Dzūkija National Park, the largest protected area in Lithuania.
  • The total length of the river is 36,2 km (22,4 mi).
  • It drains a basin of 248,4 km² (154,34 sq mi).
  • Its flow is 1,88 m³/s.


Grūda
The Gruda, Lithuania

Grūda upė
The Gruda, Lithuania

Grūdos upė
The Gruda, Lithuania

Dzukija
The Gruda, Lithuania

Lietuvos upės
The Gruda, Lithuania

Lithuania
The Gruda, Lithuania

Lithuania
Wooden footbridge over the Gruda, Lithuania

Dzukija
Suillus granulatus, Lithuania

Lietuvos vorai
Araneus diadematus, Lithuania

Dzukija
Wooden stairs to the Šaudzyklos hill, Lithuania

Dzukija
Wooden bench and the Gruda, Lithuania

River
The Gruda, Lithuania


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Grūda upė




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