Jihlava (river)

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Jihlava
Třebíč flood 2006.jpg
Jihlava River in Třebíč during 2006 floods
Origin Bohemian-Moravian Highlands
Mouth Svratka
Basin countries Czech Republic
Length 180.8 km
Avg. discharge 12 m³/s near estuary
Basin area 2996.50 km²

Jihlava (German: Igel) is a river in the Czech Republic, the right tributary of the Svratka River. It originates in the Bohemian-Moravian Highlands (Českomoravská vrchovina) upland at the elevation of 665 m and flows for 180.8 km to Nové Mlýny Dam, where it enters the Svratka River.

It flows through numerous towns and villages, including Jihlávka, Horní Ves, Horní Cerekev, Batelov, Dolní Cerekev, Kostelec, Dvorce, Rantířov, Jihlava, Malý Beranov, Luka nad Jihlavou, Bítovčice, Bransouze, Číchov, Přibyslavice, Třebíč, Vladislav, Kramolín, Mohelno, Biskoupky, Ivančice, Moravské Bránice, Nové Bránice, Dolní Kounice, Pravlov, Kupařovice, Medlov, Pohořelice, Přibice, Ivaň.

The Dalešice Hydro Power Plant, including the Dalešice and Mohelno Dams are constructed on the river.

The longest tributaries of the river are Oslava, Brtnice, Jihlávka and Rokytná.

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Coordinates: 48°54′46″N 16°36′18″E / 48.91278°N 16.60500°E / 48.91278; 16.60500