Zakarpattia Lowland

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Zakarpattia Lowland

Закарпатська низовина
Lowland region in Zakarpattia Oblast
Lowland region in Zakarpattia Oblast
CountriesUkraine
RegionZakarpattia Oblast

Zakarpattia Lowland (Ukrainian: Закарпа́тська низовина́ / Transcarpathian Lowland) or Upper Tysa Lowland[1] is a lowland in the southwestern portion of the Zakarpattia Oblast in the drainage basin of Tisza river[2] and located on its right banks. The plain stretches along the Hungary-Ukraine border.

The lowland has an area of 2,000 km2 (770 sq mi). Average height is 102–120 m (335–394 ft), while maximum is 400 m (1,300 ft) (Berehove Hills).

The lowland contains most of the population of region and includes all its major cities such as Uzhhorod, Mukacheve, Berehove, Vynohradiv and others.

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