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The Danube (German Donau, Hungarian Duna, Serbo-Croatian Dunav, Slovak Dunaj, Romanian Dunărea) is the second-longest river in Europe (the Volga being the longest).
After the construction of the German Rhine-Main-Danube Canal in 1992, the river is part of a trans-european waterway from Rotterdam on the North Sea to Sulina on the Black Sea (3500 km).
In 1999, transport on the river was made difficult by the NATO bombing of 3 bridges in Serbia.
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 Danube - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Danube (Donau in German; Dunaj in Slovak; Donava in Slovene; Duna in Hungarian; Dunav in Croatian and Serbian; Dunav or Дунав in Bulgarian; Dunăre in Romanian; Дунай (Dunay) in Ukrainian; Danuvius in Latin) is Europe's second-longest river (after the Volga).
In 1999, transport on the river was made difficult by the NATO bombing of 3 bridges in Serbia and Montenegro.
The German tradition of landscape painting, the Danube school, was developed in the Danube valley in the 16th century.
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 Danube River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-06)
The Danube is the second longest river in Europe behind the Volga and the only major European river to flow from West to East.
The Danube was once a great center for human daily life and at the same time a fabulous ecosystem with hundreds of species living in its waters or on its banks.
Furthermore, the agricultural sector contributes largely in the load of nitrogen and phosphorus in the Danube, and transport is an important source of oil pollution and lead contamination.
www.public.asu.edu /~goutam/gcu325/danube.htm   (1783 words)

  
 The Danube River
The Danube River is the second longest river in Europe where it is one of the major methods of transportation.
The Danube River basin is the longest marshland in Europe.
This erosion of the land is causing a continuous reshaping of the delta and sandbars in the river.
user.intop.net /~jhollis/danube2.htm   (1202 words)

  
 The Environmental Program for the Danube River
The Danube River basin is the heart of central Europe and is Europe's second longest river, at a length of 2,857.
The river is shared by a large and ever-growing number of riparian states that for decades were allied with hostile political blocs; some of which are currently locked in intense national disputes.
The Environmental Program for the Danube River is also the first basin-wide international body which actively encourages public and NGO participation throughout the planning process, which, by diffusing the confrontational setting common in planning, may help preclude future conflicts both within countries and, as a consequence, internationally.
www.transboundarywaters.orst.edu /projects/casestudies/danube.html   (2705 words)

  
 Danube River
As the second largest river in Europe, the Danube is a major source of transportation on the continent.
By the 19th century, the Danube served as a link between the industrial centers of Germany and the agricultural areas of the Balkan Peninsula.
At Ulm in Bavaria, the Ludwigs Canal connects the Danube and the Rhine River.
user.intop.net /~jhollis/danube.htm   (1086 words)

  
 Danube - River of Cooperation
International Scientific Forum "Danube - River of Cooperation" is a non-governmental, non-profit-making organization gathering experts, scientists, artists, businessmen and other creative people from Southeast and Central Europe and the world.
International Conference "Danube - River of Cooperation" was held in Belgrade, Novi Sad and Smederevo (Serbia and Montenegro) from 27 to 31 October 2004, under the title "Danube - Connection: Tourism as the basis of regional cooperation, good neighbourhood and sustainable development in the Danube region".
Our educational program, with prominent lecturers on different aspects (political, economical etc.) of regional and inter-regional cooperation is a meeting-place for learning each others culture, way of thinking, the mutual problems and possibilities for mutual action.
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 Danube River Cruises
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 Along the river Danube   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-06)
The river Danube is a decisive element of this part of the county.
The river steps out of the narrow bed at Visegrád and the Buda hills and becomes wider and larger flowing in its winding bed to the south and connecting the three different regions of the county, the Csepel Plain, the Solt Lowland and the Kalocsa Sárköz territory.
At the other side of the river, the yellow soil walls of Transdanubia seem almost like hills and there are only some special surface and under-surface geographical formations that remind us of the fact that it was the water that was reigning until the control of the river in the 19th century.
www.rkk.hu /bacs/dunamente_e.html   (3076 words)

  
 Danube River --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - Your gateway to all Britannica has to offer!
The confluence of the Sava (foreground) and Danube rivers from the Kalemegdan Fortress, Belgrade, …;
The lower Danube is a major avenue for freight transport, and the upper Danube is an important source of hydroelectricity.
The canal, 106 miles (171 km) long, runs from Bamberg on the Main River (a tributary of the Rhine) to Kelheim on the Danube River, permitting traffic to flow between the North Sea and the Black Sea.
concise.britannica.com /ebc/article?eu=387554   (929 words)

  
 The Diversion of the Water From the Meuse
The Treaty of Paris of 1856 subjected the Danube to an international régime by applying the principles of river law embodied in the Final Act of the Congress of Vienna in 1815.
It is quite reasonable, on the other hand, to suppose that the Statute was intended to settle the question of the limits of the jurisdiction of the Commission on the basis of the status quo as established in the practice during the pre-war period.
The European Commission of the Danube was established in 1856 as a purely temporary and technical organ, powers of a jurisdictional character being left to the territorial authorities.
www.internationalwaterlaw.org /Cases/EC-Danube.htm   (2761 words)

  
 Danube River
Danube is the longest international river in Europe.
Danube is in the center of the European network of navigable inland waterways.
After the Main-Danube connection was created, Danube became a part of the trans-European waterway linking seaports at the North Sea (Rotterdam, Amsterdam) and at the Black Sea (Constanca) - 3.505 km long.
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 Uncover the environment of the Danube   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-06)
The Danube River Basin has more than 100 different species of fish – including five sturgeon species – and it is home to rare birds like the white pelican, white-tailed eagle or fl stork.
The 600,000 ha Danube Delta, which empties into the Black Sea near Romania and Ukraine, is a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve and is the largest reed bed in the world.
Until the end of the 19th century, the Danube was a wide branching river with an extensive network of tributaries and backwaters.
www.panda.org /about_wwf/where_we_work/europe/where/danube_carpathian/danube_river_basin/index.cfm   (660 words)

  
 The Danube in Austria
It is navigable from the town of Passau southward, and a bustling river-trade characterizes the numerous towns and villages along the river's course.
Linz is the largest river town between Wien and Passau, and it lies 107 miles upriver from the former, straddling both sides of the Danube.
A fortified village at the foot of a ridge in the rocky Wachau region of the Danube river.
www.unc.edu /~murphy/rabenstein/austria.html   (2151 words)

  
 NPR : Following Europe's Danube River, From Source to Sea
And conflict has flowed along the river literally from its source: For 500 years, two German towns have been locked in a dispute over which can claim to be the river's rightful source, its very origin.
The river's namesake Blue Danube Waltz was composed in Vienna, by Johann Strauss, at the height of the Habsburg Empire's power.
The last war to ravage Europe at the close of the 20th century began on the Croatian side of the Danube and ended in a storm of NATO firepower on the Serbian side.
www.npr.org /programs/atc/features/2002/danube   (1146 words)

  
 Danube River Cruises - Official Travel and Tourism Information
The mighty Danube River, named by the Greek historian Herodotus "The King of the European Rivers," forms much of Romania's southern border.
The Danube enters the territory of Romania at the famous Iron Gates (Portile de Fier) and ends its 670 mile journey through the country in the Black Sea.
Among the many sights near or along the Romanian section of the Danube River, worth visiting are: the ruins of the Roman bridge at Drobeta, Topolnita Cave, The Iron Gates Dam, the cities of Drobeta Turnu Severin, Orsova, Giurgiu, Oltenita, Braila, Galati and Tulcea.
www.romaniatourism.com /danube.html   (1561 words)

  
 Danube River @ nationalgeographic.com
The river passes castle ruins and apricot orchards that spangle the banks with snowy blossoms.
The contrast between Blue Danube nostalgia and reality couldn’t be sharper than in Yugoslavia, which was bombed by NATO to halt President Slobodan Milosevic’s attacks on ethnic Albanians in the southern province of Kosovo.
The one that got away from our coverage of the Danube River is this month’s Final Edit.
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 National Geographic: Danube river. (Forum).@ HighBeam Research
In the 1980s I spent some wonderful weeks studying birdlife and aquatic flora and fauna and canoeing and swimming in the delta known as Szigetkoz in northwest Hungary.
The construction of the Slovakian Gabcikovo Dam has left much of this stretch of the Danube dry.
The Slovaks divert more than 80 percent of the river's water here to supply the dam, which produces 10 percent of their electricity.
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 Peter Deilmann River Cruises - Sailing the Great Rivers of Europe
To discover the Heart of Europe, a river cruise is the perfect way to explore the countries of Europe aboard a floating hotel with all the advantages of unpacking just once.
Peter Deilmann River Cruises, a privately owned company, offers leisurely holidays usually of 7 nights duration but some lasting 14 nights, along the five main river systems together with their tributaries.
There is a fleet of nine de luxe river vessels from which to choose, sailing these classic arteries in considerable style and ease.
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 Strategic Action Plan for the Danube River Basin
It focuses on the tributary river basin or sub-basin.
The overall retention of the Danube delta is 14.4% for nitrogen and 8.2% for phosphorus.
The dilution and self-purification capacity of the Danube is high and the river is able to handle the organic material from untreated sewage from the major cities along the river and the high BOD load from some of the tributary rivers, without serious decrease of the oxygen concentration in the river water.
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 Photos Of The Iron Gate Danube River Authority Sources
Danube comes in Yugoslavia on 1433 rd km from Sulina and has all characteristics lowland's river.
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A woman sits on a dam of sand and sandbags erected to protect houses from the rising floodwaters of the Elbe River, in the Laubegast district of Dresden, August 15, 2002.
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 Danube River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-06)
The Danube (Esperanto Danubo, Bulgarian Dunav, German Donau, Greek Ister, Hungarian Duna, Latin Danuvius or Danubius, Romanian Dunăre, Serbian and Croatian Dunav, Slovak Dunaj, Ukrainian Dunay) is the second-longest river in Europe (the Volga being the longest).
The European Water Divide thus in fact only applies for those waters that pass beyond this point, and only during the days of the year where the Danube carries enough water in the first place.
The most famous book describing Danube ought to be Claudio Magris' Danube ISBN 1860468233.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/D/Danube-River.htm   (656 words)

  
 Danube River Cruises   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-06)
It is the most pleasurable experience on river vessels as all offer personal service with the help of a smiling bilingual staff.
We specialise in the Danube River Cruises field.
At the same time, the absence of regulations means that everyone who uses this essentially public network can be a target for anyone who has the technical know-how and the will to invade their privacy.
www.cruises100.info /Pt-Cruiser-Time/Danube-River-Cruises.cfm   (311 words)

  
 Danube on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-06)
Dunay, great river of central and SE Europe, c.1,770 mi (2,850 km) long, with a drainage basin of c.320,000 sq mi (828,800 sq km); it is second in length only to the Volga among European rivers.
Danube flows into a new Europe River of past sorrows is evolving into the river of dreams
Maisons encerclées par la crue du Danube à Budapest La Hongrie assiste à la fin de la crue du Danube, qui n'a pas fait de.
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 Blue Danube Discovery: Danube River Cruise   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-06)
River cruising is one of the most enjoyable and hassle-free ways to explore the highlights of Europe – both historic and natural.
This afternoon transfer to your luxurious river cruise ship docked in the center of the city.
Marvel at beautiful churches and one of the oldest bridges crossing the Danube.
www.passporttoadventure.net /blue_danube_discovery_danube_river_cruise.htm   (1135 words)

  
 Danube Technologies, Inc. - Home
Danube provides tailored Agile transitioning services by infusing your teams with XP engineering practices and Scrum management.
Danube helps transition organizations to Agile using a long-term, embedded approach.
Danube offers management and development consultants to work inside your softare organization.
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