Pesnica (river)

The Pesnica (pronounced [ˈpeːsnitsa], German: Pößnitz) is a river in Styria, southeastern Austria and Styria, northeastern Slovenia. It is 69 km long, of which 65 km in Slovenia.[1] Its catchment area is about 550 km2, of which 539 km2 in Slovenia.[1] Its source is near Glanz an der Weinstraße, near the Austrian-Slovenian border. It passes Zgornja Kungota, Pesnica, Pernica, the castle at Hrastovec v Slovenskih Goricah, Lenart v Slovenskih Goricah, the monastery of Sveta Trojica v Slovenskih Goricah, Dornava, and Velika Nedelja, and then merges with the Drava near Ormož, on the border with Croatia.

CountryAustria, Slovenia
Physical characteristics
46.4053°N 16.1371°E / 46.4053; 16.1371
Length69 km (43 mi) [1]
Basin size550 km2 (210 sq mi)
Basin features
ProgressionDravaDanubeBlack Sea


  • Condition of Pesnica - graphs, in the following order, of water level, flow and temperature data for the past 30 days (taken in Ranca by ARSO)

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