The Krka River

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Krka is one of the major rivers of Slovenia and historically one of the water arteries that made the main city of Dolenjska a bustling commercial centre during the Roman period and earlier. Several fields on the edge of the city centre are archeological sites of major importance. During the Middle Ages the river offered protection from against enemy incursions, and there are many forts and castles on its banks or midstream islets, which offer special tourist attraction today. The river was also till the 1ate 19th century a great source of income for the populace, brimming full of river crayfish. They are still there, but not in earlier abundance, that ended with the plague.