The Úpa near Jaroměř
Country Czech Republic
Main source Krkonoše
River mouth Elbe
Basin size 490.29 km2 (189.30 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 78.14 km (48.55 mi)
  • Average rate:
    6.99 m3/s (247 cu ft/s) near estuary

The Úpa (German: Aupa) is a river in the Czech Republic and a left tributary of the River Elbe (Czech: Labe). It originates in the Krkonoše mountain range at an elevation of 1,422 metres and flows for 78.14 kilometres. It enters the Elbe near Jaroměř.

It flows through several towns and villages, including Pec pod Sněžkou, Mladé Buky, Trutnov, Úpice and Česká Skalice.


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Coordinates: 50°21′12″N 15°55′51″E / 50.35333°N 15.93083°E / 50.35333; 15.93083

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