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.

Pesnica
Pößnitz
Location
CountryAustria, Slovenia
Physical characteristics
Mouth 
  location
Drava
  coordinates
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

References

  • 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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