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Danube River's Main Tributaries
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The tributaries

 

1. INN RIVER

         The Inn River is the first of the Danubes main tributaries. It starts in Switzerland and then travels in Austria, Germany and it flows in to the Danube on the German-Austrian border.

 

2. DRAVA RIVER

       The second tributary is the Drava River. It springs on the northern border of Italy. It then travels through Austria, Slovenia, Croatia and on Hungarys border. It then flows into the Danube.

 

3. TISZA RIVER

      The third tributary is the Tisza. This river starts in Ukraine and moves on the northern border of Romania. It continues its journey in Hungary and finally in Yugoslavia. The length of this river is 966 km and the area of the basin is 157,220 sq km.

 

4. SAVA RIVER

      The fourth of the Danubes main tributary is the Sava River. It springs on the northern border of Bosnia-Herzegovina and it flows through Yugoslavia and finally meets the Danubes waters. The length of this river is 940 km and its basin area is 95,719 sq km.

 

5. MORAVA RIVER

      Morava River starts its journey on the northern border of Czech Republic.  It then travels through the Czech Republic, on the Austrian-Slovakian border, then on the Hungarian-Slovakian border across Hungary, on the Croatian-Yugoslavian border, and finally in Yugoslavia where it flows into the Danube.

 

6. OLT RIVER

     The Olt River springs in Romania and travels south, across the country and meets the Danube on the northern border of Bulgaria. The length of this river is 699 km and the basin area is 24,300 sq km.

 

7. PROUT & SIRET RIVER

     The Prout & Siret River spring from the lands of Ukraine. Prout River travels on the eastern border of Romania and Siret travels parallel with Prout. The length of the Prout River is 925 km and the basin area is 28,400 sq km. The length of the Siret River is 740 km and the basin area is 44,014 sq km.

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