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National Park Krka

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Krka is the seventh national park in Croatia, known for its large number of lakes and waterfalls. Was named after the river Krka, which is part of the park. The National Park is located in central Dalmatia downstream Miljevci, and just a few kilometers northeast of the city of Sibenik. It covers the area of the Krka River, which rises in the mountains, Dinara Knin, flows through a canyon 75 km long, flows through Prokljansko lake, and empties into the Bay of. It stretches over 142 square kilometers, of which 25.6 square miles of water surface appears. Krka river now has 7 falls and its beauty are a natural phenomenon, which is recommended to visit in the spring and summer, because in all its glory.

Krka River, near Knin, under 22 meter Topoljski noisy, created by a tributary of the river Krka – Krčić. Krčić dries up in summer. The total length of the river, with the flooded part of the mouth, is 72.5 km, 49 km of which makes the fresh water aquifer, and a 23.5 mile brackish. Krka Krka flows Knin and Kosovo Polje, where it receives the first significant tributaries. At the exit from the field Krka flows into the canyon. The best-known tributaries Èikola that affects between Miljevci and Skradinski noise and creates a scenic juncture with Krk. On the Krka river, there are 7 waterfalls. First among them is Bilušića Buk (22.4 m high) which is located 16 km downstream from the source. The special is precisely the fact that he is the only waterfall that is not used for hydropower.

Another waterfall, or Coric Brljan Buk (15.5 m), which is located 19 km downstream from the source. The water of this waterfall and lake water, or Coric Bjelobera lakes have been used in hydroelectric river. Manojlovac (the highest and most beautiful waterfalls on the river) is the third waterfall, located a half mile downstream from Brljana. Like many waterfalls, consists of a series of travertine dams. Manojlovac’s highest waterfall (59.6 m) from the main waterfall height of 32.2 m The vegetation is sub-Mediterranean. The water of this waterfall is also used for generating hydroelectric power at hydroelectric Miljacka.Preostala 4 waterfalls are Rošnjak (8.4 m), Miljacka (23.8 m), Roski (25.5 m) and most Skradinski Buk (45.7 m). On the river there is a lake where Visovačko small islet Visovac with a Franciscan monastery. Downstream of Skra Krka expands in Prokljansko lake. Krk in the sea near Sibenik. Krka is the most common tourist destination for tourists from Pakostane.