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  2. Rhine - Wikipedia

    The Rhine is the longest river in Germany. It is here that the Rhine encounters some more of its main tributaries, such as the Neckar, the Main and, later, the Moselle, which contributes an average discharge of more than 300 m 3 /s (11,000 cu ft/s).

  3. Rhineland - Wikipedia

    On 7 March 1936, in violation of the Treaty of Versailles, German troops marched into the Rhineland and other regions along the Rhine. German territory west of the Rhine had been off-limits to the German military. In 1945, the Rhineland was the scene of major fighting as the Allied invaders overwhelmed the German defenders. Post-1946

  4. Remagen - Wikipedia

    Remagen ([ˈʁeːmaːɡn̩] RHAY-mahg'n) is a town in Germany in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate, in the district of Ahrweiler. It is about a one-hour drive from Cologne, just south of Bonn, the former West German capital. It is situated on the left (western) bank of the river Rhine.

  5. Neckar - Wikipedia

    In total only 17% of the entire distance from the Rhine up to the mouth of the Rems lie in an artificial waterbed, which means the river character dominates. On the last 32 km of the waterway in the area of the less water carrying upper river which is at the same time heavily used economically, almost the entire river bed had to be constructed ...

  6. Stolzenfels Castle - Wikipedia

    Stolzenfels Castle (German: Schloss Stolzenfels) is a former medieval fortress castle ("Burg") turned into a palace, near Koblenz on the left bank of the Rhine, in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. Stolzenfels was a ruined 13th-century castle, gifted to the Prussian Crownprince, Frederick William in 1823.

  7. Worms, Germany - Wikipedia,_Germany

    Worms (German pronunciation: ) is a city in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, situated on the Upper Rhine about 60 km (40 mi) south-southwest of Frankfurt am Main. It had about 82,000 inhabitants as of 2015. A pre-Roman foundation, Worms is one of the oldest cities in northern Europe.

  8. Aare - Wikipedia

    The Aare (German: ) or Aar (German: ()) is a tributary of the High Rhine and the longest river that both rises and ends entirely within Switzerland.. Its total length from its source to its junction with the Rhine comprises about 295 kilometres (183 mi), during which distance it descends 1,565 m (5,135 ft), draining an area of 17,779 km 2 (6,865 sq mi), almost entirely within Switzerland, and ...

  9. Rees, Germany - Wikipedia,_Germany

    Rees is a town in the district of Kleve in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located on the right bank of the Rhine, approximately 20 km east of Kleve. The population in 2005 was 22,559. Founded in 1228, Rees is the oldest town in the lower Rhine area.