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Timok

 

a river in Yugoslavia; a right tributary of the Danube. For a distance of 15 km in its lower course, the Timok forms the border between Yugoslavia and Bulgaria. The river measures 189 km in length and drains an area of 4,666 sq km. It originates at two sources in the western spurs of the Stara Planina Mountains and flows primarily through mountainous and hilly country and along a plain. The mean flow rate is approximately 40 cu m per sec. High water is in spring. The river is used for irrigation. The cities of Knjaževac and Zaječar in Yugoslavia are situated on the Timok.

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The Serbian Second Army, with the Timok I, Sumidija II, and Morava II Divisions, launched a successful counterattack against elements of the Bulgarian 1st Division, driving the Bulgarians back some distance.
The combination creates a diversified mid-tier base metals company with a cash producing operating asset in Bisha, a high grade open pit copper-zinc mine, and 100% ownership in the upper zone of the Timok Copper Project in Serbia, a high grade copper and gold development project.
Although the situation is currently stable in Serbia, water levels of rivers Morava, Timok and Ibar high and with more rainfall expected during the night, there is a threat of floods in surrounding cities and villages, arable land and private property.
The Danube Plain lies south of the Danube River and north of the Balkan Mountain foothills, with the Timok River to the west and the Black Sea to the East.
Borsko Jezero is located within the Timok Magmatic Complex (TMC), directly west of the Bor Cu-Au Mine and near both the Veliki Krivelj Mine and the Cerovo Mine.