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Kranj is a picturesque historic town above the confluence of two alpinerivers – the Sava and the Kokra. Due to its geographical position – onthe junction of important routes, leading from the Northern Europe tothe Adriatic Sea and from the Western Europe towards the Eastern Europe –Kranj is also a strong commercial centre. Kranj, being the fourthbiggest city in Slovenia, is industrial, employment, traffic,educational, cultural and sports centre of Gorenjska.
The canyon is an almost 30-metre deep gorge the river Kokra cut into a conglomerate terrace through Kranj dating back to the Ice Age. It is a variegated mosaic of aquatic and waterside biotopes comprising the river, bank, gravel pit, meadow with the flooded woods, rock blocks and conglomerate walls. Such a dynamic and variegated area thus represents a shelter and a home to numerous and in terms of vital necessities extremely variegated flora and fauna. It is protected as a natural site and part of Kranj’s old town centre. There is an educational trail in the Kokra canyon.