Maribor is the second largest city in Slovenia with 95,787 inhabitants as of 2010. It lies on the river Drava at the meeting point of the Pohorje mountain, the Drava Valley, the Drava Plain, and the Kozjak and Slovenske gorice hill ranges. Maribor's coat of arms features a white dove flying downwards above a white castle with two towers and a portcullis on a red shield.
Maribor is also the seat of the Municipality of Maribor. Maribor Airport is the second largest international airport in Slovenia.