|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.
Monday, December 29, 2014
Ten Longest Rivers in Europe
1. Volga River