Europe, the continent’s second longest after
The Danube (Donau) is a river in Central Europe, the continent’s second longest after the Volga. it originates in city of Donaueschingen which is in the Black wood of Germany at the confluence of the rivers Brigach and Breg. The Danube then flows southeast for 2,872 km (1,785 mi), passing through 4 Central European capitals before emptying into the Black Sea via the Danube Delta in Romania and Ukraine.
The Danube (Donau)
the drainage basin includes parts of 9 more countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina (4.6%), the Czech Republic (2.9%), Slovenia (2.0%), Montenegro (0.9%), Switzerland (0.2%), Italy (<0.1%), Poland (<0.1%), the Republic of Macedonia (<0.1%) and Albania (<0.1%). The highest point of the drainage basin is the summit of Piz Bernina at the Italy–Switzerland border, 4,049 meters (13,284 ft).
Kayaking the Danube (Donau)