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The Korana is a river in central Croatia and west Bosnia and Herzegovina. The river has a total length of and watershed area of .

It rises in the eastern parts of Lika, creates the world-famous Plitvice Lakes, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Downstream from Plitvice Lakes the Korana river forms a 25 kilometers long border between Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina near Cazin. From there it flows northwards through Croatia, where it finally reaches the river Kupa at Karlovac.

The soil of the karst region, through which this river flows consists of limestone. Under certain physical and chemical conditions the river is constantly creating new soil from plants (see: Plitvice Lakes).

The river Slunjčica flows into Korana at Rastoke/ Slunj, and the river Mrežnica flows into it at Karlovac.

Usage examples of "korana".

Christa felt another tremor as the Korana rose off the launch pad, hovering momentarily like a giant, metallic moth, then surging forward.

Before being evacuated to the Korana, the healer had been assigned to the Penal Quarters.

Much smaller than the Korana, the patrol ship had been fashioned to outrun invading cruisers.

The fragile truce she and Reuel had formed on the Korana had left so much unsaid.

Croatian side the first group killing was committed on 13 September 1991 on the bridge across the Korana in Karlovac, where thirteen Serb prisoners were killed.