The Dravinja (German: Drann) is the largest tributary of the Drava River in Slovenia. It is 73 kilometres (45 mi) long.[1] Its source is on the Pohorje Massif southwest of Mount Rogla about 1,150 m above sea level. The river passes Zreče, the town of Slovenske Konjice, the ruins of the fort at Zbelovo, Poljčane, Makole, Štatenberg Castle, Majšperk, and Videm pri Ptuju, where it merges with the Drava. Its main tributary is the river Polskava.

The Dravinja River in Slape
Physical characteristics
  locationPohorje Massif, southwest of Mount Rogla
  elevation1,150 m (3,770 ft) [1]
46.3693°N 15.9452°E / 46.3693; 15.9452
210 m (690 ft) [1]
Length73 km (45 mi) [1]
Basin size811 km2 (313 sq mi) [1]
Basin features
ProgressionDravaDanubeBlack Sea

The Dravinja is the best-preserved lowland river in Slovenia and has been protected as part of the European Natura 2000 network. In addition, the river is distinguished by the Pečnik Mill, which has been proclaimed an ethnological monument.


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