Jihlava (river)

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Jihlava
Lhánice - řeka Jihlava z vyhlídky Na Babách obr2.jpg
The Jihlava at Lhánice
Country Czech Republic
Basin features
Main source Bohemian-Moravian Highlands
River mouth Svratka
Basin size 2,996.50 km2 (1,156.96 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 180.8 km (112.3 mi)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    12 m3/s (420 cu ft/s) near estuary

The Jihlava (German: Igel) is a river in the Moravia (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 reservoirs, 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 the 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