The Bioštica (Serbian Cyrillic: Биоштица) is a small river in central-northern part of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Bioštica meets the Stupčanica at the small town of Olovo. It is the main, left tributary of the Krivaja River. Part of the Bioštica river canyon, "Zeleni Vir", is protected natural monument of Bosnia and Herzegovina. From confluence with the Kaljina river, Bioštica runs toward Olovo for the next 12.3 kilometers.

Bioštica
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Bioštica is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bioštica
Location
CountryBosnia and Herzegovina
MunicipalitySokolac, Olovo
Physical characteristics
SourceVrelo Bioštica
 • locationKnežina
 • coordinates43°59′28″N 18°46′46″E / 43.991181°N 18.779313°E / 43.991181; 18.779313
 • elevationcca.760 metres (2,490 ft)
MouthKrivaja
 • location
Olovo
 • coordinates
44°07′34″N 18°34′36″E / 44.1260°N 18.5768°E / 44.1260; 18.5768Coordinates: 44°07′34″N 18°34′36″E / 44.1260°N 18.5768°E / 44.1260; 18.5768
 • elevation
530 metres (1,740 ft)
Length32.5 kilometres (20.2 mi)
Basin features
ProgressionKrivaja→ BosnaSavaDanubeBlack Sea
River systemBosna

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