Kamnik Bistrica

The Kamnik Bistrica[2][3][4] (Slovene: Kamniška Bistrica, pronounced [ˈkáːmniʃka ˈbíːstritsa])[5] is an Alpine river in northern Slovenia, a left tributary of the Sava River. It springs from the Kamnik Alps (part of the Southern Limestone Alps) near the border with Austria. It is 33 km (21 mi) long.[1] The Kamnik Bistrica flows through the town of Kamnik, where it is fed by the Nevljica River. It flows into the Sava south of Videm, about 10 km east of Ljubljana.

Kamnik Bistrica
The upper course of the Kamnik Bistrica
as it enters the Predoselj Gorge
Physical characteristics
  locationnear the Kamnik Bistrica Lodge, Kamnik–Savinja Alps
  coordinates46°19′40.4″N 14°35′14.68″E
  elevation600 m (2,000 ft) [1]
the Sava, near Videm east of Ljubljana
46.0760°N 14.6387°E / 46.0760; 14.6387
261 m (856 ft) [1]
Length33 km (21 mi) [1]
Basin size530 km2 (200 sq mi) [1]
  average20.9 m3/s (740 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionSavaDanubeBlack Sea


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