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Encyclopedia > Morava River (Central Europe)

The Morava (Czech / Slovak: Morava; German: March) is a river in Central Europe. It is the most important river of Moravia, which derives its name from it. The river originates at the Králický Sněžník mountain in the northwestern corner of Moravia, near the border between the Czech Republic and Poland and has a vaguely southern trajectory. The lower part of the course of the rivers forms the border between the Czech Republic and Slovakia and then between Austria and Slovakia. The Murray River in Australia. ... Regions of Europe Central Europe is the region lying between the variously and vaguely defined areas of Eastern and Western Europe. ... Moravia in relation to the current kraje of the Czech Republic Moravia (Czech and Slovak: Morava, German: ( ), Hungarian: Morvaország, Polish: Morawy) is a historical region in the east of the Czech Republic. ...


Avg. Discharge: 120 m3/s


The lowlands formed by the river are the Upper Moravian Vale (Hornomoravský úval) and then the Lower Moravian Vale (Dolnomoravský úval) in Moravia, the Marchfeld or Moravian Field (plain between the northeast of Vienna and the Morava river) in Lower Austria, and the Záhorie Lowland (Záhorská nížina) in Slovakia (plain between Moravia and Bratislava). Vienna (German: Wien ; Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian: Beč, Czech: Vídeň, Hungarian: Bécs, Greek: Βιέννη, Romanian: Viena, Romani: Bech or Vidnya, Russian: Вена, Slovak: Viedeň, Slovenian: Dunaj, Dutch: Wenen) is the capital of Austria, and also one of the nine States of Austria. ... Map of Lower Austria showing districts and the four quarters (Waldviertel in green, Weinviertel in red, Mostviertel in yellow and Industrieviertel in blue) Lower Austria (de: Niederösterreich) is one of the nine states or Bundesländer in Austria. ...


After approximately 358 kilometers, the Morava meets the Danube at Bratislava-Devín. The only major cities along the river are Olomouc in Moravia and the Slovak capital Bratislava. The Danube bend at Visegrád is a popular destination of tourists The Danube (ancient Danuvius) is Europes second-longest river (after the Volga). ... Bratislava is the capital of Slovakia and the countrys largest city, with a population of some 450,000. ... Devín (Slovak: Devín or Devínsky hrad) is a castle in Bratislava, Slovakia. ... town hall with astronomical clock Olomouc (German Olmütz, Polish OÅ‚omuniec, Latin Eburum or Olomucium) is a city in Moravia, in the east of the Czech Republic. ...


Its most important tributary is the Thaya (in German) or Dyje (in Czech and in Slovak), flowing in the border area of Lower Austria and Moravia. Another tributary is the river Myjava (which flows into Morava at Kúty). A tributary (or affluent or confluent) is a contributory stream, a river that does not reach the sea, but joins another major river (a parent river), to which it contributes its waters, swelling its discharge. ... The Thaya (-German, Czech: Dyje) is a river in Central Europe, tributary to the Morava. ...




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Morava, river, Czech Republic and Slovakia, Central European Physical Geography
March, river, c.240 mi (390 km) long, rising in the Sudetes, N Czech Republic, and flowing generally S past Olomouc into the Danube River, W of Bratislava.
The Morava Valley is very fertile; sugar beets, grains, and tobacco are raised there.
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