Kamnik Bistrica

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Kamnik Bistrica
Veliki Predoselj 3078.JPG
The upper course of the Kamnik Bistrica
as it enters the Predoselj Gorge
Country Slovenia
Basin features
Main source near the Kamnik Bistrica Lodge, Kamnik–Savinja Alps
600 m (2,000 ft)
46°19′40.4″N 14°35′14.68″E / 46.327889°N 14.5874111°E / 46.327889; 14.5874111
River mouth the Sava, near Videm east of Ljubljana
261 m (856 ft)
Progression SavaDanubeBlack Sea
Basin size 530 km2 (200 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 33 km (21 mi)
  • Average rate:
    20.9 m3/s (740 cu ft/s)

The Kamnik Bistrica (Slovene: Kamniška Bistrica, pronounced [ˈkáːmniʃka ˈbíːstrit͡sa])[1] is an Alpine river in northern Slovenia, a left tributary of the Sava River. It springs from the Kamnik Alps (part of the Southern Limestone Alps) near the border with Austria. It is 33 km (21 mi) long.[2] The Kamnik Bistrica flows through the town of Kamnik, where it is fed by the Nevljica River. It flows into the Sava south of Videm, about 10 km east of Ljubljana.


  1. ^ "Slovenski pravopis 2001: Kamniška Bistrica". 
  2. ^ "Reke, dolge nad 25 km, in njihova padavinska območja" [Rivers longer than 25 km and their catchment areas] (in Slovenian and English). Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia. 2002. 

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