Sava

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Sava
Sava river in Belgrade, view from Kalemegdan fortress.jpg
Sava River in Belgrade, Serbia
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Map of the Sava watershed
Location
Countries
Cities
Physical characteristics
SourceZelenci
 - locationKranjska Gora, Slovenia
 - coordinates46°29′31″N 13°44′16″E / 46.49194°N 13.73778°E / 46.49194; 13.73778
 - elevation833 m (2,733 ft)
MouthDanube
 - locationBelgrade, Serbia
 - coordinates44°49′27″N 20°26′38″E / 44.82417°N 20.44389°E / 44.82417; 20.44389Coordinates: 44°49′27″N 20°26′38″E / 44.82417°N 20.44389°E / 44.82417; 20.44389
 - elevation68 m (223 ft)
Length992 km (616 mi)[1] a
Basin size97,713.2 km2 (37,727.3 sq mi)[1]
Discharge 
 - locationthe river mouth
 - average1,609 m3/s (56,800 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionDanubeBlack Sea
Tributaries 
 - leftSavinja, Sutla, Krapina, Lonja, Ilova-Trebež, Orljava, Bosut, Jarcina
 - rightSora, Ljubljanica, Krka, Kupa, Una, Vrbas, Ukrina, Bosna, Tolisa, Tinja, Drina, Kolubara
a Including 45 km (28 mi) Sava Dolinka headwater

The Sava (German: Save; Serbian Cyrillic: Сава; Hungarian: Száva) is a river in Central and Southeast Europe, a right tributary of Danube at Belgrade. It flows through SloveniaCroatiaBosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Sava River Basin Analysis Report" (PDF, 9.98 MB). International Sava River Basin Commission. September 2009. p. 13.