Maribor

Maribor (German: Marburg an der Drau) is the second largest city in Slovenia. The population of Maribor is approximately 133,000. Maribor lies on the river Drava at the meeting point of the Pohorje mountain, the Drava Valley, the Drava Plain, and theKozjak and Slovenske gorice hill ranges. It is the center of the Slovenian region of Lower Styria and its largest city. Maribor Airportis the second largest international airport in Slovenia. The nearest larger urban center is Graz (Gradec) in Austria, which is about 60 km (40 miles) away. Maribor’s coat of arms features a white dove flying downwards above a white castle with two towers and a portcullis on a red shield.

(bibliography: wikipedia)

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