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Drava or Drave (German: Drau; Italian, Croatian, and Slovene: Drava; Hungarian: Dráva) is a river in southern Central Europe, a tributary of the Danube. It begins in Bolzano-Bozen (Italy) and flows east through East Tirol and Carinthia in Austria, into Slovenia (145 km), and then southeast, passing through Croatia and forming most of the border between Croatia and Hungary, before it joins the Danube near Osijek. It has a length of 749 km (465 mi). For other uses, see River (disambiguation). ... Central Europe is the region lying between the variously and vaguely defined areas of Eastern and Western Europe. ... Look up tributary in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... This article is about the Danube River. ... The Province of Bolzano-Bozen[1][2][3] (Italian: ; German: ; Ladin: Provinzia autonoma de Bulsan), also referred to in English as Alto Adige (from the Italian name) or South Tyrol (from the German name Südtirol) is an autonomous province of Italy. ... East Tyrol is an exclave of the Austrian state of Tyrol, sharing no border with North Tyrol, the main part of the state. ... Carinthia (German: Kärnten, Slovenian: KoroÅ¡ka) is the southernmost Austrian state or Land; it is chiefly famous for its mountains and lakes. ... This article is about the Danube River. ... Osijek (pronounced: []) is the fourth largest city in Croatia with a population of 114,616 in 2001. ... “km” redirects here. ... “Miles” redirects here. ...


The Drava flows through San Candido/Innichen in Italy, Lienz, Spittal an der Drau, Villach, Dieschitz and Ferlach in Austria, Dravograd, Vuzenica, Muta, Ruše, Maribor, Ptuj, and Ormož in Slovenia, Varaždin and Osijek in Croatia, and Barcs in Hungary. The Drava is navigable for about 90 km from Čađavica in Croatia to its outfall. Country Italy Region Trentino-South Tyrol Province South Tyrol (BZ) Mayor Elevation 1,175 m Area 80. ... Lienz is a medieval city in Tyrol, Austria. ... Spittal an der Drau is an Austrian town, located in the western part of the Austrian federal state of Carinthia, and the administrative center of the federal states largest district, Spittal an der Drau. ... Villach [ˈfɪlax] (Slovenian Beljak) is the second largest city in Carinthia in the south of Austria, on the river Drau (Slovenian Drava) and represents an important traffic junction for Austria and the whole Alpe-Adria region. ... Dieschitz (Deščice), Austria Dieschitz (Deščice [De:ʃtʃitsε]) is an Austrian village in the municipiality of Velden (Vrba) am Wörthersee, Villach (Beljak) – district - countryside, federal state or Bundesland Carinthia (German Kärnten, Slovenian KoroÅ¡ka). ... Carinthia (German language: Kärnten, Slovenian: KoroÅ¡ka) is an Austrian state or Land, located in the south of Austria. ... Area: 105. ... Vuzenica is one of the oldest settlements on the Drava River valley in Slovenia. ... Area: 38,8 km² Population  - males  - females 3. ... Area: 60. ... Area: 147. ... Ptuj Area: 66. ... Area: 212. ... Varaždin (Hungarian: Varasd, German: Warasdin) is a city in northwestern Croatia, 81 km north of Zagreb on the highway A4. ... Osijek (pronounced: []) is the fourth largest city in Croatia with a population of 114,616 in 2001. ... Barcs is a town in Somogy, Hungary. ... ÄŒaÄ‘avica is a municipality in Croatia in the Virovitica-Podravina county. ...


The main tributaries of the Drava are: the Gail in Austria, the Meža and Dravinja in Slovenia, and the Bednja in Croatia from the left; and the Gurk in Austria, and the Mura (near Legrad) in Croatia from the right. Gail is the name of a river in southern Austria. ... The Meža is a river in Carinthia, Slovenia. ... River that has its source on Pohorje and flows trough Dravinya Valley trough towns Zreče, Slovenske Konjice, Poljčane, Makole, Majšperk to the Videm pri Ptuju where it merges with river Drava. ... The Gurk (Slovene: Krka) is a river in Carinthia, Austria. ... Mura (German Mur) is a river in Central Europe, a subsidiary of the bigger Drava and subsequently Danube. ... Coat of arms Legrad is a town in Croatia. ...


In the ancient times the river was called Dravus. The name is most likely Celtic or pre-Celtic in origin (see Old European hydronymy). Antiquity means different things: Generally it means ancient history, and may be used of any period before the Middle Ages. ... The Celtic languages are the languages descended from Proto-Celtic, or Common Celtic, a branch of the greater Indo-European language family. ... Pre-Celtic refers to the age of Europe when the population consited of non-Celts ... Old European (alteuropäisch) is the term used by Krahe (1964) for the language of the oldest reconstructed stratum of Indo-European hydronymy in Central and Western Europe. ...


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Drava - MSN Encarta (281 words)
Drava or Drave (German : Drau, Slovenian, Croatian and Italian : Drava, Hungarian : Dráva) is a river in southern Central Europe, a tributary of the Danube
Drava, also Drave (German Drau), river in Europe, an important affluent of the Danube River.
The Drava rises south of the Hohe Tauern Alps near the Italian town of Dobbiaco in the province of Trentino and flows through the scenic Pustertal, the longest longitudinal valley of the Alps, toward Lienz, Austria, where it is joined by the Isel River.
Drava - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (209 words)
The Drava or Drave (German: Drau, Slovenian, Croatian and Italian: Drava, Hungarian: Dráva) is a river in southern Central Europe.
The Drava flows through Lienz, Spittal an der Drau, Villach, Dieschitz and Ferlach in Austria, Dravograd, Vuzenica, Muta, Ruše, Maribor, Ptuj, and Ormož in Slovenia, Varaždin and Osijek in Croatia, and Barcs in Hungary.
The main tributaries of the Drava are: the Gail in Austria, the Mislinja and Dravinja in Slovenia, and the Bednja in Croatia from the left; and the Gurk in Austria, and the Mur (near Legrad) in Croatia from the right.
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