Przekop Wisły

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Przekop Wisły

Przekop (Polish pronunciation: [ˈpʂɛkɔp]), (German: Weichseldurchstich), in Poland, is a branch of the Vistula river in its delta. It is also called Przekop Wisły, which translates literally from Polish as Vistula Dug-through.

It was artificially created in 1895 to link the Leniwka branch with Gdańsk Bay near the village of Świbno.[1] Currently, the main current of the Vistula reaches the sea through Przekop.


Coordinates: 54°19′40″N 18°56′15″E / 54.32778°N 18.93750°E / 54.32778; 18.93750