Monday, December 29, 2014

Ten Longest Rivers in Europe

1. Volga River
This river runs through central Russia. It is the 17th longest 
river in the world.

2. Danube River

The Danube River crosses ten countries and flows through
many large cities, including Budapest, Vienna and Belgrade.
It is the longest river in the European Union.

3. Ural River

Flowing through the Ural Mountains, this river serves 
as the border between Europe and Asia.

4. Dnieper River

The Dnieper River flows through Russia, Ukraine 
and Belarus before it empties into the Black Sea.

5. Don River

The Don River is yet another Russian river that made 
its way onto this list. This river is not to be confused 
with the Don River in Canada.

6. Dniester River

The Dniester River runs through Ukraine, then into 
Moldova, and then back into Ukraine before emptying 
into the Black Sea.

7. Rhine River

Cruises are popular on this river because of the many castles
built along the coast. The Rhine River runs mainly through
Germany but also flows in France and Austria.

8. Elbe River

The second German river on this list, the Elbe River 
originates in the Czech Republic and empties into the North Sea.

9. Vistula River

The only Polish river to make the list, the Vistula River only
flows in Poland. It is considered a national symbol of Poland.

10. Daugava River

The Daugava River is the shortest river on this list. Flowing from
east to west, the river begins in Russia and runs through Belarus
and Latvia before draining into the Baltic Sea.

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