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Beautiful Landscapes From Maritsa River


Posted: 12/10/2020

Source: Author

By: Vasil Vasilev

Maritsa is a river that runs through the Balkans in Southeast Europe. With a length of 480 km, of which 309 km is in Bulgaria, it is the longest river that runs solely in the interior of the Balkans, and one of the largest in Europe by discharge. Its drainage area is about 53,000 km2 , of which 66.2% is in Bulgaria, 27.5% in Turkey and 6.3% in Greece. It is the main river of the historical region of Thrace, most of which lies in its drainage basin.