Danube - 多瑙河

At the danube



The Danube is Europe's second longest river, of importance for the Danube is also the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River (ICPDR) which is an international organisation consisting of 13 member states (Germany, Austria,Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Hungary, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania, Moldova, Ukraine) and the European Union. It originates in the Black Forest in Germany as the much smaller Brigach and Breg rivers which join at the eponymously named German town Donaueschingen, after which it is known as the Danube and flows eastwards for a distance of some 2850 km (1771 miles), passing through several Central and Eastern European capitals, before emptying into the Black Sea via the Danube Delta in Romania and Ukraine.

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