Moravice (river)

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Moravice
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Source of Moravice
Origin Hrubý Jeseník
Mouth Opava
Basin countries Czech Republic
Length 100.5 km
Avg. discharge 7.82 m³/s near estuary
Basin area 899.9 km²

Moravice (German: Mohra) is a river in the Czech Republic, the right tributary of the Opava River. It originates in the Hrubý Jeseník mountain range at the elevation of 1,135 m and flows for 100.5 km south-eastward. Near Opava it enters the Opava River. The river partially forms the historical border between Moravia and Silesia.

It flows through Malá Morávka, Dolní Moravice, Břidličná, Kružberk, Jánské Koupele, Hradec nad Moravicí, Branka u Opavy and Opava. The Slezská Harta Dam and Kružberk Dam are constructed on the river. Its major tributary is Hvozdnice.

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Coordinates: 49°55′38.5″N 17°56′45.5″E / 49.927361°N 17.945972°E / 49.927361; 17.945972