Moravice (river)

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Moravice
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Source of Moravice
Country Czech Republic
Basin
Main source Hrubý Jeseník
River mouth Opava
Basin size 899.9 km2 (347.5 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 100.5 km (62.4 mi)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    7.82 m3/s (276 cu ft/s) near estuary

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