River Drawa

The Drawa River in north-west Poland

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A German-era picture postcard of the Drawa River in Zlocieniec (Falkenburg), western Pomerania.

Information on and images of the River Drawa (Drage) through time.

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A pre-war image of the River Drawa in Drawsko (Dramburg), western Pomerania, Poland, c.1939.

The Drawa is a river of almost 190 kilometers in length. It is located in Zachodniopomorskie (Western Pomerania) and at various locations marks the border between the neighbouring provinces Wielkopolska and Lubuskie. It flows through towns like Złocieniec, Drawsko Pomorskie, Drawno, and ends in Krzyż Wielkopolski where it meets the River Notec.

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A bridge over the Drawa River in Drawsko Pomorskie, c.1939.

Some things you may not know about the River Drawa:
- The Drawa flows though several lakes and part of the Drawsko Landscape Park.
- The water quality for much of the River Drawa is rated class III.
- There is an organised canoe trail extending for around 170 kilometers down the River Drawa. It is though not possible to canoe the whole river due to the presence of a military proving grounds south of Drawsko Pomorskie.

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The River Drawa in Zachodniopomorskie, western Poland.

Related content on Polish Poland: The rather splendid River Obra in Lubuskie.

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