The Vipava (in Slovene) or Vipacco (in Italian) or Wipbach / Wippach (in German) is a river that flows through western Slovenia and northeast Italy. The river is 49 kilometres (30 mi) in length, of which 45 km in Slovenia. After entering Italy it joins the Isonzo/Soča in the Municipality of Savogna d'Isonzo. This is a rare river with a delta source, formed by nine main springs. The Battle of the Frigidus was fought near the river, which was named Frigidus ('cold') by the Romans. It has the pluvial-nival regime in its upper course and the pluvial regime in its lower course.
The Vipava in Vipava, flowing under the Tabor Bridge
|⁃ location||Gradiček (in Slovenia)|
|⁃ elevation||110 m (360 ft)|
|The Soča (in Italy)|
|35 m (115 ft)|
|Length||49 km (30 mi)|
|Basin size||760 km2 (290 sq mi)|
|⁃ average||17.31 m3 (611 cu ft)|
|Progression||Soča→ Adriatic Sea|
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Media related to Vipava (river) at Wikimedia Commons
- Condition of Vipava at Dolenje, Dornberk, Miren - graphs, in the following order, of water level, flow and temperature data for the past 30 days (taken in Dolenje, Dornberk and Miren by ARSO)