Monday, April 12, 2010

Slovenia - Maribor (1)

Sent by Aleksandra from Maribor in Slovenia. This postcard shows the city of Maribor, the second biggest city in SLovenia.

This is from Wikipedia : Maribor (German: Marburg an der Drau) is the second largest city in Slovenia, with 106,308 inhabitants as of 2008.[1] Maribor lies on the river Drava at the meeting point of the Pohorje mountain, the Drava Valley, the Drava Plain, and the Kozjak and Slovenske gorice hill ranges. 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.

Maribor is also the seat of the Municipality of Maribor, which has 119,071 inhabitants as of 2007 [2], and the center of the Slovenian region of Lower Styria and its largest city. Maribor Airport is the second largest international airport in Slovenia.

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