Popovo Polje

Попово поље - Priest's Field

Useful Information

Classification: KarstPolje
Light: n/a
Dimension: AR=250 km², L=65 km, W=7 km, D=700 m, A=270-300 m asl.
Guided tours: n/a
Photography: allowed
Accessibility: yes
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Popovo Polje (Priest's Field) is a classical polje of the Dinaric karst: a fertile and flat plain, hence the name polje (field), and barren limestone hills surrounding it. A river, Trebišnjica river, which flows through the polje from a spring to a sink. But this polje is exceptional, as it is not only one of the largest polje in the world, the Trebišnjica river is the largest sinking river in the world.