Mura-Drava Rivers, Hungary / CroatiaMura-Drava Rivers, Hungary / CroatiaMura-Drava Rivers, Hungary / CroatiaMura-Drava Rivers, Hungary / CroatiaMura-Drava Rivers, Hungary / Croatia

Mura-Drava Rivers, Hungary / Croatia

The landscape along the rivers Mura and Drava has retained its abudant biological diversity owing to the limited human activity during the years when it formed part of the Iron Curtain. It is the basis of Regional park Mura-Drava (Croatia) and the Danube-Drava National Park (Hungary), which includes about 137 thousand hectares ha of varied riparian landscape: woods, meadows, river banks, sandbars, fields and sparsely populated villages. River branches, meanders and backwaters form the habitat of a rich population of fish (over 70 species) and birds. The highlight of this area is where the Mura-Drava Rivers meet, near the village of Legrad (Croatia) and Őrtilos (Hungary). The area is often referred as "Croatian Amazon".


Mura-Drava Rivers, Hungary / Croatia
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Mura-Drava Rivers, Hungary / Croatia
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