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Rur (disambiguation)

The Rur (not to be confused with " Ruhr") is a river in Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands.

Rur or RUR may also refer to:

  • Royal Ulster Rifles, a former British Army regiment
  • R.U.R. subtitled Rossum's Universal Robots, a science fiction play by Karel Čapek which originated the word "robot"
  • Rugby Union of Russia
  • RUR-PLE an educational software for learning programming in the Python programming language
  • Russian ruble, which had the currency code RUR before 1998 (the present-day code is RUB)
  • Ohaw, or rur, a savory soup of the Ainu people of northern Japan
  • Rur., used in English dictionaries as short for "rural"

The Rur river (German; in Dutch and French: Roer river) is a major river which flows through portions of Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands. It is a right (eastern) tributary to the Meuse River. About 90 percent of the river's course is in Germany.

It is not to be confused with the Ruhr and Röhr rivers, tributaries of the Rhine in North Rhine-Westphalia.