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is a 56.6 km long river and tributary of Laborec in eastern Slovakia
The Slovak Republic is a landlocked state in Central Europe. It has a population of over five million and an area of about . Slovakia is bordered by the Czech Republic and Austria to the west, Poland to the north, Ukraine to the east and Hungary to the south...
. It raises in the Bukovské vrchy
Bukovské vrchy is a flysch mountain range in north-eastern Slovakia, part of the Eastern Beskids and the Ukrainian Carpathians ranges belonging to the Eastern Carpathians....
mountains under the Ruské sedlo
saddle at the Slovak-Polish
Poland , officially the Republic of Poland , is a country in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine, Belarus and Lithuania to the east; and the Baltic Sea and Kaliningrad Oblast, a Russian exclave, to the north...
border, flowing south and west after first few kilometres into the Starina reservoir
Starina reservoir is a water reservoir in eastern Slovakia, Snina District, located in the Poloniny National Park. It is most important source of drinking water in the area, built on the headwaters of the river Cirocha. Building started in 1981...
, flowing further to the municipalities of Stakčín
Stakčín is a large village and very large municipality in Snina District in the Prešov Region of north-eastern Slovakia.-Geography:The municipality lies in the Cirocha river valley, at an altitude of 257 metres and with a total area of 167.742 km² it is perhaps the largest municipality in the...
Snina is a town in Slovakia located at the confluence of the Cirocha river and the small river Pčolinka in the valley between the Beskydy foothills and the mountain of Vihorlat. It is the closest town with rail and bus connections to the Poloniny National Park.-History:The oldest written records...
, from the former flowing to the west finally entering the Laborec river near Humenné
Humenné is a town in the Prešov Region in eastern Slovakia and the second largest town of the historic Zemplín region. It lies at the volcanic Vihorlat mountains and at the confluence of the Laborec and Cirocha Rivers.-Characteristics:...
. Its basin area is around 499 km² and the average flow is 2,85 m³/s in Snina.