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The Drava river at Maribor, Slovenia
The Drava river at Maribor, Slovenia

Podravina (in Croatian) or Podravje (in Slovenian) is a Slavic name for the Drava river basin in Croatia and Slovenia. Download high resolution version (1024x768, 157 KB)Maribor: Lent along Drave. ... Download high resolution version (1024x768, 157 KB)Maribor: Lent along Drave. ... The Drava at Drávaszabolcs, Hungary The Drava at Vízvár, Hungary The Drava at Maribor, Slovenia The Drava (German: Drau, Slovenian, Croatian and Italian: Drava, Hungarian: Dráva) is a river in southern Central Europe. ... Area: 147. ... The Drava at Drávaszabolcs, Hungary The Drava at Vízvár, Hungary The Drava at Maribor, Slovenia The Drava (German: Drau, Slovenian, Croatian and Italian: Drava, Hungarian: Dráva) is a river in southern Central Europe. ...


History

Between 1929 and 1941 a province of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia known as the Drava Banovina existed in the area with capital in Ljubljana. Drava Banovina comprised most of the present-day Slovenia. Motto: One nation, one king, one country Anthem: Medley of Bože pravde, Lijepa naÅ¡a domovino, and Naprej zastava slave Capital Belgrade Language(s) Serbo-Croato-Slovenian (see: Serbo-Croat and Slovenian) [1] Government Value specified for government_type does not comply King  - 1918-1921 Peter I  - 1921-1934 Alexander... Map showing Yugoslav banovinas in 1929 (The Drava Banovina is coloured yellow, on the top left part of the map) The Drava Banovina or Drava Banate (Slovenian and Croatian: Dravska banovina) was a province (banovina) of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia between 1929 and 1941. ...   (IPA: ) is the capital and largest city in Slovenia. ...


Today, one of the counties in Croatia is named Virovitica-Podravina. Virovitica-Podravina county - Virovitičko-podravska županija is a northern Slavonian county in Croatia. ...


Major cities and towns along the river

Cities and towns in Slovenia:

Cities and towns in Croatia: Area: 105. ... Area: 147. ... Ptuj Area: 66. ...

Varaždin on the map of Croatia Varaždin (German: Warasdin, Hungarian: Varasd, Latin: Varasdinum) is a city in northwestern Croatia, 81 km north of Zagreb on the highway A4. ... Coat of arms Koprivnica is a city in central Croatia with a population of 30,994 (2001), the capital of the Koprivnica-Križevci county. ... The municipality is located in Krapina-Zagorje county in northern Croatia ĐurÄ‘evac is a town and municipality in the Koprivnica-Križevci county in Croatia. ... Pitomača is a municipality in Croatia in the Virovitica-Podravina county. ... Basic facts State: Croatia County: Virovitica-Podravina Coordinates: Elevation: 122 m Area: 178. ... Slatina on the map of Croatia Slatina is a town in Slavonia, Croatia. ... Osijek (pronounced: []) is the fourth largest city in Croatia with a population of 114,616 in 2001. ...

See also


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The FAME: Virovitica and Podravina County (367 words)
The coat of arms is based on the historical coat of arms of the Kingdom of Slavonia - a marten passant between two white bars - symbolizing rivers Drava and Sava, adding an anchor for differentiation, as a symbol of hope and fidelity.
The County of Virovitica and Podravina is situated in north-western part of the historical Slovonia, allong the Drava river that is Hungarian boundary.
The County of Virovitica and Podravina adopted in 1994 a coat of arms and a flag based on its historical coat of arms of 1746, but the newly adopted symbols were oversimplified, ommiting the anchor and one river, and changing some colours.
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