Pakra is a river in western Slavonia and central Croatia, a left tributary of the Ilova. It is around 72 kilometres (45 mi) long.

Pakra
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Location
CountryCroatia
Physical characteristics
Mouth 
 • location
Ilova
 • coordinates
45°23′55″N 16°45′54″E / 45.3985°N 16.7650°E / 45.3985; 16.7650Coordinates: 45°23′55″N 16°45′54″E / 45.3985°N 16.7650°E / 45.3985; 16.7650
Basin features
ProgressionIlovaSavaDanubeBlack Sea

Pakra rises in the south of Ravna Gora, north of the village of Bučje. It flows towards the west and passes through Pakrac, where a southward bend takes it through Lipik. It continues to the west and passes Banova Jaruga. It flows southwest into the Ilova.

SourcesEdit

  • Stanko Andrić (September 2005). "Benediktinska opatija svete Margarete u Grabovu i njezin odnos prema benediktinskom samostanu u Bijeli". Scrinia Slavonica (in Croatian). 5 (1): 69. Taj južniji vodotok, Pekrec ili današnja Pakra, izvire na južnoj strani Ravne gore ispod vrha Metla i teče također uglavnom na zapad, izmeðu Ravne gore i Pakračke gore na sjeveru i pristranaka Psunja na jugu, pokraj Dragovića, kroz Pakrac i Lipik, a otud ravnijim predjelom prema Savi.