Drava

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Drava or Drave
Drau, Dráva
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The Drava in Maribor, Slovenia
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Map of Drava River [1]
Location
Countries
Cities
Physical characteristics
SourceNorth of the Neunerkofel/Cima Nove over the Toblacher Feld/Sella di Dobbiaco
 - locationToblach/Dobbiaco, South Tyrol/Alto Adige, Italy
 - coordinates46°43′9″N 12°15′16″E / 46.71917°N 12.25444°E / 46.71917; 12.25444
 - elevation1,450 m (4,760 ft)
MouthDanube near Osijek
 - locationCroatia
 - coordinates45°32′38″N 18°55′31″E / 45.54389°N 18.92528°E / 45.54389; 18.92528
Length709.8 km (441.0 mi)[1]
Basin size40,154 km2 (15,504 sq mi)[1]
Discharge 
 - locationOsijek, Croatia (19.8 km upstream of mouth)
 - average552 m3/s (19,500 cu ft/s)
 - minimum125 m3/s (4,400 cu ft/s)
 - maximum3,000 m3/s (110,000 cu ft/s)
Discharge 
 - locationBelišće, Croatia (53.8 km upstream of mouth - Basin size: 38,500 km2 (14,900 sq mi)[1]
 - average544 m3/s (19,200 cu ft/s)[1]
 - minimum160 m3/s (5,700 cu ft/s)[1]
 - maximum2,232 m3/s (78,800 cu ft/s)[1]
Discharge 
 - locationBarcs, Hungary (154.1 km upstream of mouth - Basin size: 33,977 km2 (13,119 sq mi)[1]
 - average486 m3/s (17,200 cu ft/s)[1] (Period of data: 1896-2014)595 m3/s (21,000 cu ft/s)
 - minimum114 m3/s (4,000 cu ft/s)[1] (Period of data: 1896-2014)170 m3/s (6,000 cu ft/s)
 - maximum3,040 m3/s (107,000 cu ft/s)[1] (Period of data: 1896-2014)3,070 m3/s (108,000 cu ft/s)
Discharge 
 - locationOrmož, Slovenia (312.8 km upstream of mouth - Basin size: 15,379 km2 (5,938 sq mi)[1]
 - average292 m3/s (10,300 cu ft/s)[1]
 - minimum28 m3/s (990 cu ft/s)[1]
 - maximum1,994 m3/s (70,400 cu ft/s)[1]
Discharge 
 - locationLavamünd, Austria (413.3 km upstream of mouth - Basin size: 11,052 km2 (4,267 sq mi)[1]
 - average280 m3/s (9,900 cu ft/s)[1]
 - minimum95 m3/s (3,400 cu ft/s)[1]
 - maximum2,400 m3/s (85,000 cu ft/s)[1]
Basin features
ProgressionDanubeBlack Sea

The Drava or Drave (German: Drau; Slovene: Drava; Croatian: Drava; Hungarian: Dráva; Italian: Drava) is a river in southern Central Europe. The length is 710 kilometres (440 mi).[1] It is a tributary of the Danube.

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