WELCOME TO THE DANUBE RIVER
Quick Facts: The Danube is Europe's second longest river, after the Volga. It is located in Central and Eastern Europe. The Danube was once a long-standing frontier of the Roman Empire, and today flows through 10 countries, more than any other river in the world. Since ancient times, the Danube has become a traditional trade route in Europe. The river is also an important source of energy and drinking water.
To complete each activity, read the directions and do the assigned task. Each time you complete an activity, check it off in your passport. Use the envelope you received with your passport to keep your notes or projects so that you can document your work.
Length: 1,770 mi
Basin size: 309,447 sq mi
Mouth: Danube Delta
Cities: Budapest, Vienna, Bratislava, Belgrade, Linz, Regensburg
Did you know: It is an international waterway, controlled by the Danube Commission.