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Aach (variants Ach, Ache; Aa) is a widespread Upper German hydronym, from an Old High German aha (Proto-Germanic *ahwō) "running water" (ultimately from PIE *hakʷā- "(moving) water") The word has also been reduced to a frequent sufix -ach in Alemannic and Austro-Bavarian toponymy.
The is Germany's biggest karst spring, producing an average of 8,500 litres per second.
Aalen is a former Free Imperial City located in the eastern part of the German state of Baden-Württemberg, about east of Stuttgart and north of Ulm.
The Achaemenid Empire, also called the First Persian Empire, was an empire based in Western Asia, founded by Cyrus the Great.
Ada Kaleh (from Adakale meaning "Island Fortress", Újorsova or Ada Kaleh, Serbian and Bulgarian: Адакале / Adakale) was a small island on the Danube in what is modern Romania, populated mostly by Turks of Romania, that was submerged during the construction of the Iron Gates hydroelectric plant in 1970.
Adony (also Duna·adony, Duna-Adony; Adam) is a town in Fejér county, Hungary.
Al or Albert Jolson (born Asa Yoelson; May 26, c.1886 – October 23, 1950) was an American singer, comedian, and stage and film actor.
Alb-Donau-Kreis is a ''Landkreis'' (district) in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Albania (Shqipëri/Shqipëria; Shqipni/Shqipnia or Shqypni/Shqypnia), officially the Republic of Albania (Republika e Shqipërisë), is a country in Southeastern Europe.
Alexander III of Macedon (20/21 July 356 BC – 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great (Aléxandros ho Mégas), was a king (basileus) of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon and a member of the Argead dynasty.
Algernon Henry Blackwood, CBE (14 March 1869 – 10 December 1951) was an English short story writer and novelist, one of the most prolific writers of ghost stories in the history of the genre.
The Alps (Alpes; Alpen; Alpi; Alps; Alpe) are the highest and most extensive mountain range system that lies entirely in Europe,The Caucasus Mountains are higher, and the Urals longer, but both lie partly in Asia.
The Altmühl is a river in Bavaria, Germany.
Ancient Greece was a civilization belonging to a period of Greek history from the Greek Dark Ages of the 13th–9th centuries BC to the end of antiquity (AD 600).
In historiography, ancient Rome is Roman civilization from the founding of the city of Rome in the 8th century BC to the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD, encompassing the Roman Kingdom, Roman Republic and Roman Empire until the fall of the western empire.
Josef Anton Bruckner was an Austrian composer, organist, and music theorist best known for his symphonies, masses, Te Deum and motets.
Apatin (Апатин) is a town and municipality located in the West Bačka District of the autonomous province of Vojvodina, Serbia.
The Argeș is a river in Southern Romania.
Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.8 million people in Central Europe.
Austria-Hungary, often referred to as the Austro-Hungarian Empire or the Dual Monarchy in English-language sources, was a constitutional union of the Austrian Empire (the Kingdoms and Lands Represented in the Imperial Council, or Cisleithania) and the Kingdom of Hungary (Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen or Transleithania) that existed from 1867 to 1918, when it collapsed as a result of defeat in World War I. The union was a result of the Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867 and came into existence on 30 March 1867.
Austrians (Österreicher) are a Germanic nation and ethnic group, native to modern Austria and South Tyrol that share a common Austrian culture, Austrian descent and Austrian history.
The Avar Khaganate was a khanate established in Central Europe, specifically in the Pannonian Basin region, in 567 by the Avars, a nomadic people of uncertain origins and ethno-linguistic affiliation.
Avestan, also known historically as Zend, is a language known only from its use as the language of Zoroastrian scripture (the Avesta), from which it derives its name.
Ayla is the main character of Jean Auel's Earth's Children novels.
The Đerdap National Park (Национални парк Ђердап / Nacionalni park Đerdap) stretches along the right bank of the Danube River from the Golubac fortress (Голубачки град / Golubački grad) to the dam near Novi Sip, Serbia.
Štúrovo (before 1948: Parkan; Párkány, Gockern, Ciğerdelen) is a town in Slovakia, situated on the River Danube.
Žitný ostrov, also called Veľký Žitný ostrov (Great Rye Island) (Große Schüttinsel or Great Schütt Island, Csallóköz) to differentiate it from Malý Žitný ostrov (Small Rye Island) (Kleine Schüttinsel or Little Schütt Island, Szigetköz), is a river island in southwestern Slovakia, extending from Bratislava to Komárno.
Bačka (Бачка / Bačka,; Bácska) is a geographical and historical area within the Pannonian Plain bordered by the river Danube to the west and south, and by the river Tisza to the east.
Bačka Palanka (Бачка Паланка) is a town and municipality located in the South Bačka District of the autonomous province of Vojvodina, Serbia.
Bad Mergentheim (Mergentheim until 1926) is a town in the Main-Tauber-Kreis district in the German state of Baden-Württemberg.
Bad Timing is a 1980 British psychological thriller film directed by Nicolas Roeg and starring Art Garfunkel, Theresa Russell, Harvey Keitel and Denholm Elliott.
Baden-Württemberg is a state in southwest Germany, east of the Rhine, which forms the border with France.
Baja is a city in Bács-Kiskun, southern Hungary.
Balta Ialomiței is an island on the Danube, located in Ialomița County and Călăraşi County, Romania.
The Banat is a geographical and historical region in Central Europe that is currently divided among three countries: the eastern part lies in western Romania (the counties of Timiș, Caraș-Severin, Arad south of the Körös/Criș river, and the western part of Mehedinți); the western part in northeastern Serbia (mostly included in Vojvodina, except a part included in the Belgrade Region); and a small northern part lies within southeastern Hungary (Csongrád county).
The bastard sturgeon, fringebarbel sturgeon, ship sturgeon, spiny sturgeon, or thorn sturgeon (Acipenser nudiventris) is a species of fish in the Acipenseridae family.
Batina is a port village on the right bank of the Danube in Baranja, Croatia.
The Battle of Mohács (Mohácsi csata, Mohaç Meydan Muharebesi) was one of the most consequential battles in Central European history.
The Battle of Nicopolis (Битка при Никопол, Bitka pri Nikopol; Niğbolu Savaşı, Nikápolyi csata, Bătălia de la Nicopole) took place on 25 September 1396 and resulted in the rout of an allied crusader army of Hungarian, Croatian, Bulgarian, Wallachian, French, English, Burgundian, German and assorted troops (assisted by the Venetian navy) at the hands of an Ottoman force, raising of the siege of the Danubian fortress of Nicopolis and leading to the end of the Second Bulgarian Empire. It is often referred to as the Crusade of Nicopolis as it was one of the last large-scale Crusades of the Middle Ages, together with the Crusade of Varna in 1443–1444.
The Battle of Vienna (Schlacht am Kahlen Berge or Kahlenberg; bitwa pod Wiedniem or odsiecz wiedeńska (The Relief of Vienna); Modern Turkish: İkinci Viyana Kuşatması, Ottoman Turkish: Beç Ḳalʿası Muḥāṣarası) took place at Kahlenberg Mountain near Vienna on 1683 after the imperial city had been besieged by the Ottoman Empire for two months.
Bavaria (Bavarian and Bayern), officially the Free State of Bavaria (Freistaat Bayern), is a landlocked federal state of Germany, occupying its southeastern corner.
Bechet is a town in Dolj County, Oltenia, Romania, on the river Danube, opposite the Bulgarian city of Oryahovo.
Belene (Белене) is a town in Pleven Province, Northern Bulgaria.
Belene Island (остров Белене, ostrov Belene) or Persin Island (остров Персин, ostrov Persin) is the biggest island in Bulgarian waters.
Belgrade (Beograd / Београд, meaning "White city",; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Serbia.
The beluga or European sturgeon (Huso huso) is a species of anadromous fish in the sturgeon family (Acipenseridae) of order Acipenseriformes.
Between the Woods and the Water is a travel book by British author Patrick Leigh Fermor, the second in a series of three books narrating the author's journey on foot across Europe from the Hook of Holland to Constantinople in 1933/34.
The Black Forest (Schwarzwald) is a large forested mountain range in the state of Baden-Württemberg in southwest Germany.
The Black Sea is a body of water and marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean between Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Western Asia.
Bosnia and Herzegovina (or; abbreviated B&H; Bosnian and Serbian: Bosna i Hercegovina (BiH) / Боснa и Херцеговина (БиХ), Croatian: Bosna i Hercegovina (BiH)), sometimes called Bosnia-Herzegovina, and often known informally as Bosnia, is a country in Southeastern Europe located on the Balkan Peninsula.
Bratislava (Preßburg or Pressburg, Pozsony) is the capital of Slovakia.
Brăila (Βράιλα; Turkish: İbrail) is a city in Muntenia, eastern Romania, a port on the Danube and the capital of Brăila County.
The Breg is a river, 46 kilometres long, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, and the primary headstream of the Danube.
The Brigach is the shorter of two streams that jointly form the river Danube in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Budapest is the capital and the most populous city of Hungary, and one of the largest cities in the European Union.
Bulgaria (България, tr.), officially the Republic of Bulgaria (Република България, tr.), is a country in southeastern Europe.
The burbot (Lota lota) is the only gadiform (cod-like) freshwater fish.
Burgruine Dürnstein is a ruined medieval castle in Austria.
The Deepwater Navigation Course "Danube – Black Sea is a deep-water canal in the Danube Delta that runs through a Danube Delta distributaries Chilia, Old Istambul and "Bystroe".
Calafat is a city in Dolj County, Romania, on the river Danube, opposite the Bulgarian city of Vidin, to which it is linked by the Calafat-Vidin Bridge, opened in 2013.
A canyon (Spanish: cañón; archaic British English spelling: cañon) or gorge is a deep cleft between escarpments or cliffs resulting from weathering and the erosive activity of a river over geologic timescales.
Carp are various species of oily freshwater fish from the family Cyprinidae, a very large group of fish native to Europe and Asia.
Călărași, the capital of Călărași County in the Muntenia region, is situated in south-east Romania, on the bank of Danube's Borcea branch, at about from the Bulgarian border and from Bucharest.
Central and Eastern Europe, abbreviated CEE, is a term encompassing the countries in Central Europe (the Visegrád Group), the Baltic states, and Southeastern Europe, usually meaning former communist states from the Eastern bloc (Warsaw Pact) in Europe.
Cernavodă (historical names: Thracian: Axiopa, Axiopolis, Черна вода, Cherna voda, Boğazköy) is a town in Constanța County, Northern Dobruja, Romania with a population of 20,514.
The linguistic classification of the ancient Thracian language has long been a matter of contention and uncertainty, and there are widely varying hypotheses regarding its position among other Paleo-Balkan languages.
Claudio Magris (born April 10, 1939) is an Italian scholar, translator and writer.
A composer (Latin ''compōnō''; literally "one who puts together") is a musician who is an author of music in any form, including vocal music (for a singer or choir), instrumental music, electronic music, and music which combines multiple forms.
In geography, a confluence (also: conflux) occurs where two or more flowing bodies of water join together to form a single channel.
Constanța (Κωνστάντζα or Κωνστάντια, Konstantia, Кюстенджа or Констанца, Köstence), historically known as Tomis (Τόμις), is the oldest continuously inhabited city in Romania.
The word contraband, reported in English since 1529, from Medieval French contrebande "a smuggling," denotes any item that, relating to its nature, is illegal to be possessed or sold.
Corabia is a small Danube port located in Olt County, Romania, which used to be part of the now-dissolved Romanaţi County before World War II.
The Crimean War (or translation) was a military conflict fought from October 1853 to February 1856 in which the Russian Empire lost to an alliance of the Ottoman Empire, France, Britain and Sardinia.
Croatia (Hrvatska), officially the Republic of Croatia (Republika Hrvatska), is a country at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, on the Adriatic Sea.
Meteorological and hydrological service of Croatia (acronym DHMZ, from Croatian: Državni hidrometeorološki zavod) is public entity for meteorology, hydrology and air quality in Croatia.
The Crusades were a series of religious wars sanctioned by the Latin Church in the medieval period.
Csepel Island (Hungarian: Csepel-sziget) is the largest island on the Danube River in Hungary.
The Czech Republic (Česká republika), also known by its short-form name Czechia (Česko), is a landlocked country in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west, Austria to the south, Slovakia to the east and Poland to the northeast.
The extinct Dacian language was spoken in the Carpathian region in antiquity.
Dalj (Serbian Cyrillic: Даљ, Hungarian: Dálya) is a village on the Danube in eastern Croatia, near the confluence of the Drava and Danube, on the border with Serbia.
A dam is a barrier that stops or restricts the flow of water or underground streams.
Danu, a Hindu primordial goddess, is mentioned in the Rigveda, mother of the Danavas.
The Danube Delta (Delta Dunării; Дельта Дунаю, Deľta Dunayu) is the second largest river delta in Europe, after the Volga Delta, and is the best preserved on the continent.
The Danube School or Donau School (German: Donauschule or Donaustil) was a circle of painters of the first third of the 16th century in Bavaria and Austria (mainly along the Danube valley).
Möhringen Schematic of the sinkhole locations and the route to Aachtopf Completely dry Danube riverbed Sink hole on the southern bank of the Danube, at the main sinkhole site below Immendingen Sign in Immendingen. Translation: “Sinkhole – Here the Danube sinks dry on about 155 days per year” The Danube Sinkhole (Donauversinkung or Donauversickerung) is an incipient underground stream capture in the Upper Danube Nature Park.
The Danube-Auen National Park (Nationalpark Donau-Auen) covers 93 square kilometres in Vienna and Lower Austria and is one of the largest remaining floodplains of the Danube in Middle Europe.
Danube-Drava National Park was founded in 1996 and is located in the south west of Hungary.
Danube-Ipoly National Park is one of the most diverse national parks in Hungary.
The Danube–Black Sea Canal (Canalul Dunăre – Marea Neagră) is a canal in Romania, which runs from Cernavodă, on the Danube, to Constanța (southern arm, as main branch), and to Năvodari (northern arm), on the Black Sea.
Danube–Tisa–Danube Canal (DTD) (Kanal Dunav-Tisa-Dunav / Канал Дунав-Тиса-Дунав) is a canal system in Serbia.
The term Danubian culture was coined by the Australian archaeologist Vere Gordon Childe to describe the first agrarian society in central and eastern Europe.
The Danubian Limes (Donaulimes), or Danube Limes, refers to the Roman military frontier or Limes which lies along the River Danube in the present-day German state of Bavaria, in Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania.
Darius I (Old Persian: Dārayava(h)uš, New Persian: rtl Dāryuš;; c. 550–486 BCE) was the fourth king of the Persian Achaemenid Empire.
The Daugava (Daugova) or Western Dvina is a river rising in the Valdai Hills, Russia, flowing through Russia, Belarus, and Latvia and into the Gulf of Riga.
Dăbuleni is a town of Dolj County, known for the sandy areas surrounding it, since the 1980s have become part of an 80,000 hectares (800 km², 310 mi²) desert, known as the Oltenian Sahara.
Decebalus (r. 87–106 AD) was the last king of Dacia.
Deggendorf is a town in Bavaria, capital of the Deggendorf district.
Devín Castle (hrad Devín or Devínsky hrad, Dévényi vár, Burg Theben) is a castle in Devín, which is a borough of Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia.
Devín Gate or Hainburger Gate (Devínska brána,; Hainburger Pforte) is a natural gate in the Danube valley at the border of Slovakia and Austria.
Dillingen, or Dillingen an der Donau (Dillingen on the Danube) is a town in Swabia, Bavaria, Germany.
The Dnieper River, known in Russian as: Dnepr, and in Ukrainian as Dnipro is one of the major rivers of Europe, rising near Smolensk, Russia and flowing through Russia, Belarus and Ukraine to the Black Sea.
The Dniester or Dnister River is a river in Eastern Europe.
The Don (p) is one of the major rivers of Russia and the 5th longest river in Europe.
Donaueschingen is a German town in the Black Forest in the southwest of the federal state of Baden-Württemberg in the Schwarzwald-Baar ''Kreis''.
The Donauinsel (Danube Island) is a long, narrow island in central Vienna, Austria, lying between the Danube river and the parallel excavated channel Neue Donau ("New Danube").
The Donaukanal ("Danube Canal") is a former arm of the river Danube, now regulated as a water channel (since 1598), within the city of Vienna, Austria.
The Donausteig is a hiking trail that passes through parts of Bavaria and Austria.
Donauwörth) is a town and the capital of the Donau-Ries district in Swabia, Bavaria, Germany. It is said to have been founded by two fishermen where the rivers Danube (Donau) and Wörnitz meet. The city is part of the scenic route called "Romantische Straße" (Romantic Road) The city is situated between Munich and Nuremberg, 46 km north of Augsburg.
The Siverskyi Donets (Siverśkyj Doneć) or Seversky Donets (Severskij Donec), usually simply called the Donets, is a river on the south of the East European Plain.
Donji Milanovac (Доњи Милановац) is a town in eastern Serbia.
A drainage basin is any area of land where precipitation collects and drains off into a common outlet, such as into a river, bay, or other body of water.
The Drava or Drave by Jürgen Utrata (2014).
Drobeta-Turnu Severin (Drobeta; Szörényvár, Szörénytornya; Северин; Дробета-Турн Северин/Drobeta-Turn Severin) is a city in Mehedinți County, Oltenia, Romania, on the left bank of the Danube, below the Iron Gates.
Dunaújváros (formerly known as Dunapentele and Sztálinváros; Neustadt an der Donau Пантелија/Pantelija) is an industrial city in Fejér County, Central Hungary.
Dunaföldvár is a town in Tolna County, Hungary.
Dunakeszi is a city in Pest county, Budapest metropolitan area, Hungary.
The Dysna (Дзісна Dzisna; Дисна Disna) is a river that flows through Lithuania and Belarus into the Daugava River near the town of Dzisna.
Early New High German (ENHG) is a term for the period in the history of the German language, generally defined, following Wilhelm Scherer, as the period 1350 to 1650.
Earth's Children is a series of epic historical fiction novels written by Jean M. Auel set circa 30,000 years before present.
An ecoregion (ecological region) is an ecologically and geographically defined area that is smaller than a bioregion, which in turn is smaller than an ecozone.
Ehingen (Donau) is a town in the Alb-Donau district in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, situated on the left bank of the Danube, approx.
Endemism is the ecological state of a species being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation, country or other defined zone, or habitat type; organisms that are indigenous to a place are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere.
Engelhartszell an der Donau is a municipality in the district of Schärding in the Austrian state of Upper Austria.
Engelszell Abbey (Stift Engelszell) is a Trappist monastery, the only one in Austria.
The Enns is a southern tributary of the Danube River, joining northward at Enns, Austria.
Esztergom (Gran, Ostrihom, known by alternative names), is a city in northern Hungary, northwest of the capital Budapest.
Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.
The European bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) is a primarily ocean-going fish native to the waters off Europe's western and southern and Africa's northern coasts, though it can also be found in shallow coastal waters and river mouths during the summer months.
The European Capital of Culture is a city designated by the European Union (EU) for a period of one calendar year during which it organises a series of cultural events with a strong pan-European dimension.
The European eel (Anguilla anguilla) is a species of eel, a snake-like, catadromous fish.
The European Scythian campaign of Darius I was a military expedition into parts of European Scythia by Darius I, the king of the Achaemenid Empire, in 513 BC.
The European sea sturgeon (Acipenser sturio), also known as the Atlantic sturgeon or common sturgeon, is a species of sturgeon previously found on most coasts of Europe.
The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.
The main European watershed is the drainage divide ("watershed") which separates the basins of the rivers that empty into the Atlantic Ocean, the North Sea and the Baltic Sea from those that feed the Mediterranean Sea, the Adriatic Sea and the Black Sea.
Euryhaline organisms are able to adapt to a wide range of salinities.
EuroVelo 6 (EV6), named The Rivers Route, is a EuroVelo long-distance cycling route running along some of Europe's major rivers, including much of the Loire, some of the Saône, a short section of the upper Rhine and almost the entire length of Europe’s second longest river, the Danube — from the Atlantic coast of France to the city of Constanța on the Black Sea.
Fetești is a city and municipality in Ialomița County, Romania.
Fishing is the activity of trying to catch fish.
Frankfurt, officially the City of Frankfurt am Main ("Frankfurt on the Main"), is a metropolis and the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany.
Frederick I (Friedrich I, Federico I; 1122 – 10 June 1190), also known as Frederick Barbarossa (Federico Barbarossa), was the Holy Roman Emperor from 2 January 1155 until his death.
Fruška Gora is a mountain in north Srem.
Furtwangen im Schwarzwald is a small city located in the Black Forest region of south western Germany.
Futog is a suburban settlement of the city of Novi Sad, Serbia.
The Gabčíkovo–Nagymaros Dams (more precisely Gabčíkovo–Nagymaros Waterworks, Bős–nagymarosi vízlépcső, Slovak: Sústava vodných diel Gabčíkovo – Nagymaros) is a large barrage project on the Danube.
Galați (also known by other alternative names) is the capital city of Galați County, in the historical region of Moldavia, eastern Romania.
Günzburg is a Große Kreisstadt and capital of the district of Günzburg in Swabia, Bavaria.
Gemenc is a unique forest that is found between Szekszárd and Baja, in Hungary.
With a land area of 93,030 square km, Hungary is a landlocked country in Central Europe.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
Gigen (Гиген, pronounced) is a village in northern Bulgaria, part of Gulyantsi Municipality, Pleven Province.
Giurgiu is a city in southern Romania.
Giurgiulești is a commune in the Cahul District of Moldova.
Gogoșu is a commune located in Mehedinți County, Romania.
Golubac (Голубац) is a village and municipality located in the Braničevo District of the eastern Serbia.
Gornje Podunavlje Special Nature Reserve (Горње Подунавље) is a large protected area of wetland in the northwest of Serbia (Vojvodina province), on the Danube's left bank.
The Great Brăila Island (Insula Mare a Brăilei) is an island on the Danube river in the Brăila County, Romania.
The Great Morava (Велика Морава/Velika Morava) is the final section of the Morava (Serbian Cyrillic: Морава), a major river system in Serbia.
The Great Turkish War (Der Große Türkenkrieg) or the War of the Holy League (Kutsal İttifak Savaşları) was a series of conflicts between the Ottoman Empire and the Holy League consisting of the Habsburg Empire, Poland-Lithuania, Venice and Russia.
Great War Island (Велико ратно острво, Veliko ratno ostrvo) is a river island in Belgrade, capital of Serbia.
Grein is a municipality in the district Perg in the Austrian state of Upper Austria.
Győr (Raab, Ráb, names in other languages) is the most important city of northwest Hungary, the capital of Győr-Moson-Sopron County and Western Transdanubia region, and—halfway between Budapest and Vienna—situated on one of the important roads of Central Europe.
The Habsburg Monarchy (Habsburgermonarchie) or Empire is an unofficial appellation among historians for the countries and provinces that were ruled by the junior Austrian branch of the House of Habsburg between 1521 and 1780 and then by the successor branch of Habsburg-Lorraine until 1918.
Hasidism, sometimes Hasidic Judaism (hasidut,; originally, "piety"), is a Jewish religious group.
Hârșova (also spelled Hîrșova;; Хърсово, Harsovo) is a town located on the right bank of the Danube, in Constanța County, Romania.
Hecataeus of Abdera or of Teos (Ἑκαταῖος ὁ Ἀβδηρίτης), was a Greek historian and sceptic philosopher who flourished in the 4th century BC.
The House of Habsburg (traditionally spelled Hapsburg in English), also called House of Austria was one of the most influential and distinguished royal houses of Europe.
The Hron (Hron, Gran, Garam, Granus) is a long left tributary of the Danube and the second-longest river in Slovakia.
The huchen or Danube salmon (Hucho hucho) is a large species of freshwater fish in the salmon family of order Salmoniformes.
Hungarian folk music (Magyar Népzene) includes a broad array of Central European styles, including the recruitment dance verbunkos, the csárdás and nóta.
Hungary (Magyarország) is a country in Central Europe that covers an area of in the Carpathian Basin, bordered by Slovakia to the north, Ukraine to the northeast, Austria to the northwest, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, and Slovenia to the west.
The Ialomița (râul Ialomița) is a river of Southern Romania.
An ice age is a period of long-term reduction in the temperature of Earth's surface and atmosphere, resulting in the presence or expansion of continental and polar ice sheets and alpine glaciers.
The (ancient name Ilargus) is a river in Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg in Germany.
Ilok is the easternmost town and municipality in northeastern Croatia.
The Ilz is a river running through the Bavarian Forest, Germany.
In July (Im Juli.) is a 2000 German-Turkish road movie.
Ingolstadt (Austro-Bavarian) is a city in the Free State of Bavaria, in the Federal Republic of Germany.
The Inn (Aenus; En) is a river in Switzerland, Austria and Germany.
The Innere Stadt is the 1st municipal District of Vienna (German: 1. Bezirk) located in the center of the Austrian capital.
The International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River (ICPDR) is an international organisation with its permanent secretariat in Vienna.
The terms international waters or trans-boundary waters apply where any of the following types of bodies of water (or their drainage basins) transcend international boundaries: oceans, large marine ecosystems, enclosed or semi-enclosed regional seas and estuaries, rivers, lakes, groundwater systems (aquifers), and wetlands.
An introduced species (alien species, exotic species, non-indigenous species, or non-native species) is a species living outside its native distributional range, which has arrived there by human activity, either deliberate or accidental.
Ion Ivanovici (alternatively: Jovan Ivanović, Iosif Ivanovici, Josef Ivanovich) (1845 &ndash) was a Romanian military band leader and composer of Banat Serbian origin, best remembered today for his waltz Waves of the Danube.
The Ipeľ (Slovak) or Ipoly (Hungarian) (German: Eipel, archaic Slovak: Jupoľ, Latin:Bolia) is a long river in Slovakia and Hungary, a tributary of the Danube River.
The Iron Gate I Hydroelectric Power Station (Porțile de Fier I, Ђердап I/Đerdap I) is the largest dam on the Danube river and one of the largest hydro power plants in Europe.
The Iron Gate II (Porțile de Fier II, translit) is a large dam on the Danube River, between Romania and Serbia.
The Iron Gates (Porțile de Fier, Đerdapska klisura, Железни врата, Eisernes Tor, Vaskapu) is a gorge on the river Danube.
The Iron Gates Natural Park (Parcul Natural Porțile de Fier) is a natural park located in southwestern Romania.
Isaccea (İshakçı) is a small town in Tulcea County, in Dobruja, Romania, on the right bank of the Danube, 35 km north-west of Tulcea.
The Isar is a river in Tyrol, Austria and Bavaria, Germany.
The Iskar (Искър; Oescus) is a right tributary of the Danube.
Island of Šarengrad (Šarengradska ada / Шаренградска ада, or) is a Danube river island situated close to the village of Šarengrad in Croatia.
The Island of Vukovar (Vukovarska ada / Вуковарска ада, or) is a disputed island on the river Danube.
Istanbul (or or; İstanbul), historically known as Constantinople and Byzantium, is the most populous city in Turkey and the country's economic, cultural, and historic center.
Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.
Izmail (translit. Izmayil; Измаил, translit. Izmail; Ismail; also referred to as Ismail; Izmaił, Исмаил) is a historic city on the Danube river in Odessa Oblast in south-western Ukraine.
Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm (4 January 1785 – 20 September 1863) also known as Ludwig Karl, was a German philologist, jurist, and mythologist.
Jean Marie Auel (born February 18, 1936) is an American writer who wrote the Earth's Children books, a series of novels set in prehistoric Europe that explores human activities during this time, and touches on the interactions of Cro-Magnon people with Neanderthals.
The Jiu (Zsil; Rabon) is a river in southern Romania.
Josef Erich "Joe" Zawinul (7 July 1932 – 11 September 2007) was an Austrian jazz keyboardist and composer.
Johann Strauss II (October 25, 1825 – June 3, 1899), also known as Johann Strauss Jr., the Younger, the Son (Sohn), Johann Baptist Strauss, son of Johann Strauss I, was an Austrian composer of light music, particularly dance music and operettas.
Jondalar of the Zelandonii is the male main character of Jean Auel's Earth's Children speculative historical fiction series set in the Late Stone Age of Europe.
Jules Gabriel Verne (Longman Pronunciation Dictionary.; 8 February 1828 – 24 March 1905) was a French novelist, poet, and playwright.
Kalocsa (Kaloča or Kalača; Kaloča or Калоча; Kollotschau) is a town in Bács-Kiskun county, Hungary.
Kelheim is a town and municipality in Bavaria, Germany.
Kiliya (Кілія; Килия; Chilia; Moldovan (Cyrillic): Килия; Kilia;, Kellía; Kilya) is a small city in Odessa Oblast (province) of southwestern Ukraine.
The Kingdom of Hungary was a monarchy in Central Europe that existed from the Middle Ages into the twentieth century (1000–1946 with the exception of 1918–1920).
Kladovo (Кладово) is a town and municipality located in the Bor District of eastern Serbia.
Komárno (Komárom, colloquially Révkomárom, Öregkomárom, Észak-Komárom, Komorn, Komoran/Коморан) is a town in Slovakia at the confluence of the Danube and the Váh rivers.
Komárom (Komárno, German: Komorn) is a city in Hungary on the south bank of the Danube in Komárom-Esztergom county.
Kopački Rit (Kopački Tršćak), is a nature park in eastern Croatia in the municipalities of Bilje and Kneževi Vinogradi.
Kosovo (Kosova or Kosovë; Косово) is a partially recognised state and disputed territory in Southeastern Europe that declared independence from Serbia in February 2008 as the Republic of Kosovo (Republika e Kosovës; Република Косово / Republika Kosovo).
Kovin is a town and municipality located in the South Banat District of the autonomous province of Vojvodina, Serbia.
Kozloduy is a town of 13,771 inhabitants in northwest Bulgaria, located in Vratsa Province, on the Danube River.
Kozloduy Island (остров Козлодуй, ostrov Kozloduy) is the second largest Bulgarian Danubian island (after Belene Island).
Krems an der Donau is a town of 23,992 inhabitants in Austria, in the federal state of Lower Austria.
Lake Constance (Bodensee) is a lake on the Rhine at the northern foot of the Alps, and consists of three bodies of water: the Obersee or Upper Lake Constance, the Untersee or Lower Lake Constance, and a connecting stretch of the Rhine, called the Seerhein.
Lake Razelm or Lake Razim (Limanul Razelm) is the name of a large freshwater lagoon on the shores of the Black Sea in Romania, south of the Danube Delta and part of its World Heritage Site.
The Lech (Licca) is a river in Austria and Germany.
Limestone is a sedimentary rock, composed mainly of skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral, forams and molluscs.
The Linear Pottery culture is a major archaeological horizon of the European Neolithic, flourishing 5500–4500 BC.
Linz (Linec) is the third-largest city of Austria and capital of the state of Upper Austria (Oberösterreich).
This is a list of crossings of the Danube river, from its source in Germany to its mouth in the Black Sea.
Lithuanians (lietuviai, singular lietuvis/lietuvė) are a Baltic ethnic group, native to Lithuania, where they number around 2,561,300 people.
The Lobau is a Vienna floodplain on the northern side of the Danube in Donaustadt and partly in Großenzersdorf, Lower Austria.
Lom Municipality (Община Лом) is a frontier municipality (obshtina) in Montana Province, Northwestern Bulgaria, located along the right bank of Danube river in the Danubian Plain.
The Long Turkish War or Thirteen Years' War was an indecisive land war between the Habsburg Monarchy and the Ottoman Empire, primarily over the Principalities of Wallachia, Transylvania and Moldavia.
Lower Austria (Niederösterreich; Dolní Rakousy; Dolné Rakúsko) is the northeasternmost state of the nine states in Austria.
A lullaby, or cradle song, is a soothing song or piece of music that is usually played for (or sung to) children.
Marcus Aurelius (Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus; 26 April 121 – 17 March 180 AD) was Roman emperor from, ruling jointly with his adoptive brother, Lucius Verus, until Verus' death in 169, and jointly with his son, Commodus, from 177.
Margaret Island (Margit-sziget; Margareteninsel; Kızadası) is a long island, wide, (in area) in the middle of the Danube in central Budapest, Hungary.
The Măcin Mountains is a mountain range in Tulcea County, Dobrogea, Romania.
Melk Abbey (Stift Melk) is a Benedictine abbey above the town of Melk, Lower Austria, Austria, on a rocky outcrop overlooking the Danube river, adjoining the Wachau valley.
In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.
Middle High German (abbreviated MHG, Mittelhochdeutsch, abbr. Mhd.) is the term for the form of German spoken in the High Middle Ages.
Miklós Jancsó (27 September 192131 January 2014) was a Hungarian film director and screenwriter.
Mila Rodino ("Мила Родино", translated as "Dear Motherland" or "Dear native land") is the current national anthem of Bulgaria.
Mohács (Croatian and Bunjevac: Mohač; Mohatsch; Мохач; Mohaç) is a town in Baranya county, Hungary on the right bank of the Danube.
Moldova (or sometimes), officially the Republic of Moldova (Republica Moldova), is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Romania to the west and Ukraine to the north, east, and south (by way of the disputed territory of Transnistria).
Moldova Nouă (or Bošňák; Нова Молдава) is a town in southwestern Romania in Caraș-Severin County (the historical region of Banat), in an area known as Clisura Dunării.
Montenegro (Montenegrin: Црна Гора / Crna Gora, meaning "Black Mountain") is a sovereign state in Southeastern Europe.
The Morava (March, Morva, Morawa) is a river in Central Europe, a left tributary of the Danube.
Mosonmagyaróvár (Wieselburg-Ungarisch Altenburg; Ad Flexum) is a town in Győr-Moson-Sopron county in northwestern Hungary.
The mullets or grey mullets are a family (Mugilidae) of ray-finned fish found worldwide in coastal temperate and tropical waters, and some species in fresh water.
Munderkingen is the smallest town in the district of Alb-Donau in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.
The Naab (Czech: Nába) is a river in Bavaria, Germany, and is a left tributary of the Danube.
The NATO bombing of Yugoslavia was the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation's (NATO) military operation against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY) during the Kosovo War.
The Neman, Nemunas, Nyoman, Niemen or Memel, a major Eastern European river.
Neu-Ulm is the capital of the Neu-Ulm district and a town in Swabia, Bavaria.
Neuburg an der Donau, literally Newcastle on the river Danube, is a town which is the capital of the Neuburg-Schrobenhausen district in the state of Bavaria in Germany.
Nikopol (Никопол; historically Niğbolu, Νικόπολις, Nikópolis, Nikápoly, Nicopolis) is a town in northern Bulgaria, the administrative center of Nikopol municipality, part of Pleven Province, on the right bank of the Danube river, downstream from the mouth of the Osam river.
The North Hungarian Mountains (sometimes also referred to as Northeast Hungarian Mountains, Northeast Mountains, North Hungarian Highlands, North Hungarian Mid-Mountains or North Hungarian Range, Északi-középhegység) is the northern, mountainous part of Hungary.
The North Sea (Mare Germanicum) is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.
The northern pike (Esox lucius), known simply as a pike in Britain, Ireland, most of Canada, and most parts of the United States (once called luce when fully grown; also called jackfish or simply "northern" in the U.S. Upper Midwest and in Manitoba), is a species of carnivorous fish of the genus Esox (the pikes).
Novi Sad (Нови Сад,; Újvidék; Nový Sad; see below for other names) is the second largest city of Serbia, the capital of the autonomous province of Vojvodina and the administrative center of the South Bačka District.
Old European (Alteuropäisch) is the term used by Hans Krahe (1964) for the language of the oldest reconstructed stratum of European hydronymy (river names) in Central and Western Europe.
The Olt (Romanian and Hungarian; Alt; Aluta or Alutus, Oltu, Ἄλυτος Alytos) is a river in Romania.
Oltenița is a city in Romania in the Călărași County on the left bank of the Argeş River where its waters flows into the Danube.
Orșova (Orschowa, Orsova, Оршава/Oršava, Орсово, Orszawa, Oršava, Adakale) is a port city on the Danube river in southwestern Romania's Mehedinți County.
Oryahovo (Оряхово) is a port city in northwestern Bulgaria, part of Vratsa Province.
The Òsam (Осъм) is a river in northern Bulgaria.
Map of Ostrovo from 1912 Ostrovo (Острово) is a village in the municipality of Kostolac, city of Požarevac, Serbia.
Ostrovul Ciocănești (Romanian) or Остров Ветрен (Bulgarian) is an island in the Danube four miles south of Ciocănești, Călărași County, Romania.
Ostrovul Mare is a natural reserve, an island on Danube together with Ostrovul Calnovăţ, in the proximity of Islaz.
The Ottoman Empire (دولت عليه عثمانیه,, literally The Exalted Ottoman State; Modern Turkish: Osmanlı İmparatorluğu or Osmanlı Devleti), also historically known in Western Europe as the Turkish Empire"The Ottoman Empire-also known in Europe as the Turkish Empire" or simply Turkey, was a state that controlled much of Southeast Europe, Western Asia and North Africa between the 14th and early 20th centuries.
The Ottoman wars in Europe were a series of military conflicts between the Ottoman Empire and various European states dating from the Late Middle Ages up through the early 20th century.
The Ottoman–Habsburg wars were fought from the 16th through the 18th centuries between the Ottoman Empire and the Habsburg (later Austrian) Empire, which was at times supported by the Holy Roman Empire, Kingdom of Hungary, Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, and Habsburg Spain.
The Ottoman–Hungarian Wars were a series of battles between the Ottoman Empire and the medieval Kingdom of Hungary.
Paks is a town in Tolna county, central Hungary, on the banks of the Danube River.
The ten Pan-European transport corridors were defined at the second Pan-European transport Conference in Crete, March 1994, as routes in Central and Eastern Europe that required major investment over the next ten to fifteen years.
Pančevo (Serbian Cyrillic: Панчево,, Pancsova, Panciova, Pánčevo) is a city and the administrative center of the South Banat District in autonomous province of Vojvodina, Serbia.
Passau (') is a town in Lower Bavaria, Germany, also known as the Dreiflüssestadt ("City of Three Rivers") because the Danube is joined there by the Inn from the south and the Ilz from the north.
The Perpetual Diet of Regensburg or the Eternal Diet of Regensburg (Immerwährender Reichstag) was a permanent Imperial Diet (Reichstag) of the Holy Roman Empire from 1663 to 1806 seated in Regensburg in present-day Germany.
Persina Nature Park (Природен парк Персина) is a wetland area along the Bulgarian side of the Danube that was established on December 4, 2000.
The Phrygian language was the Indo-European language of the Phrygians, spoken in Asia Minor during Classical Antiquity (c. 8th century BCE to 5th century CE).
Piracy is an act of robbery or criminal violence by ship or boat-borne attackers upon another ship or a coastal area, typically with the goal of stealing cargo and other valuable items or properties.
Piz Bernina or Pizzo Bernina is the highest mountain in the Eastern Alps, the highest point of the Bernina Range, and the highest peak in the Rhaetian Alps.
Piz Lunghin (2,780 m) is a mountain in the Swiss canton of Graubünden, located in the Albula range, overlooking the Maloja Pass.
The Pleistocene (often colloquially referred to as the Ice Age) is the geological epoch which lasted from about 2,588,000 to 11,700 years ago, spanning the world's most recent period of repeated glaciations.
Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country located in Central Europe.
A pontoon bridge (or ponton bridge), also known as a floating bridge, uses floats or shallow-draft boats to support a continuous deck for pedestrian and vehicle travel.
The Port of Constanța is located in Constanța, Romania, on the western coast of the Black Sea, from the Bosphorus Strait and from the Sulina Branch, through which the Danube river flows into the sea.
The Port of Rotterdam is the largest port in Europe, located in the city of Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Proto-Indo-European (PIE) is the linguistic reconstruction of the hypothetical common ancestor of the Indo-European languages, the most widely spoken language family in the world.
The Prut (also spelled in English as Pruth;, Прут) is a long river in Eastern Europe.
The pygmy cormorant (Microcarbo pygmaeus) is a member of the Phalacrocoracidae (cormorant) family of seabirds.
Radoslav Katičić (born in Zagreb, July 3, 1930) is a Croatian linguist, classical philologist, Indo-Europeanist, Slavist and Indologist, one of the most prominent Croatian scholars in the field of humanities.
The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat is an international treaty for the conservation and sustainable use of wetlands.
The Rába (Raab; Rába; Raba) is a river in southeastern Austria and western Hungary and a right tributary of the Danube.
Ráckeve (Serbian: Српски Ковин / Srpski Kovin) is a town on Csepel Island in the county of Pest, Hungary.
The Regen is a river in Bavaria, Germany, and a left tributary of the Danube, at Regensburg, Germany.
Regensburg (Castra-Regina;; Řezno; Ratisbonne; older English: Ratisbon; Bavarian: Rengschburg or Rengschburch) is a city in south-east Germany, at the confluence of the Danube, Naab and Regen rivers.
The Regensburg Cathedral (Dom St.), dedicated to St Peter, is the most important church and landmark of the city of Regensburg, Germany.
Reni (Рені; Reni; Рени) is a small town in Odessa Oblast (province) of south Ukraine.
Macedonia (translit), officially the Republic of Macedonia, is a country in the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe.
--> The Rhine (Rhenus, Rein, Rhein, le Rhin,, Italiano: Reno, Rijn) is a European river that begins in the Swiss canton of Graubünden in the southeastern Swiss Alps, forms part of the Swiss-Liechtenstein, Swiss-Austrian, Swiss-German and then the Franco-German border, then flows through the German Rhineland and the Netherlands and eventually empties into the North Sea.
The Rhine–Main–Danube Canal (German: Rhein-Main-Donau-Kanal; also called Main-Danube Canal, RMD Canal or Europa Canal), in Bavaria, Germany, connects the Main and the Danube rivers across the European Watershed, running from Bamberg via Nuremberg to Kelheim.
Richard I (8 September 1157 – 6 April 1199) was King of England from 1189 until his death.
Riedlingen is a town in the district (Kreis) of Biberach, Baden-Württemberg, in the south-west of Germany.
The Rigveda (Sanskrit: ऋग्वेद, from "praise" and "knowledge") is an ancient Indian collection of Vedic Sanskrit hymns along with associated commentaries on liturgy, ritual and mystical exegesis.
A river delta is a landform that forms from deposition of sediment carried by a river as the flow leaves its mouth and enters slower-moving or stagnant water.
The source or headwaters of a river or stream is the furthest place in that river or stream from its estuary or confluence with another river, as measured along the course of the river.
Roman Dacia (also Dacia Traiana "Trajan Dacia" or Dacia Felix "Fertile/Happy Dacia") was a province of the Roman Empire from 106 to 274–275 AD.
The Roman Empire (Imperium Rōmānum,; Koine and Medieval Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων, tr.) was the post-Roman Republic period of the ancient Roman civilization, characterized by government headed by emperors and large territorial holdings around the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, Africa and Asia.
Romania (România) is a sovereign state located at the crossroads of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe.
Rosemary Clooney (May 23, 1928 – June 29, 2002) was an American singer and actress.
Rotterdam is a city in the Netherlands, in South Holland within the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt river delta at the North Sea.
Runabouts are a class of small, multi-purpose starships in the Star Trek science-fiction franchise, primarily the television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, which debuted on syndicated television between 1993 and 1999.
Ruse (also transliterated as Rousse, Russe or Rusçuk; Русе) is the fifth largest city in Bulgaria.
The Russian sturgeon (Acipenser gueldenstaedtii), also known as the diamond sturgeon or Danube sturgeon, is a species of fish in the Acipenseridae family.
The Russo-Turkish War of 1877–78 (lit, named for the year 1293 in the Islamic calendar; Руско-турска Освободителна война, Russian-Turkish Liberation war) was a conflict between the Ottoman Empire and the Eastern Orthodox coalition led by the Russian Empire and composed of Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, and Montenegro.
Salmon is the common name for several species of ray-finned fish in the family Salmonidae.
Sankt Georgen im Schwarzwald is a town in Southwestern Baden-Württemberg, Germany and belongs to Schwarzwald-Baar County.
Sanskrit is the primary liturgical language of Hinduism; a philosophical language of Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism; and a former literary language and lingua franca for the educated of ancient and medieval India.
The Sava (Сава) is a river in Central and Southeastern Europe, a right tributary of the Danube.
The Scythian languages are a group of Eastern Iranian languages of the classical and late antiquity (Middle Iranian) period, spoken in a vast region of Eurasia named Scythia.
or Scyths (from Greek Σκύθαι, in Indo-Persian context also Saka), were a group of Iranian people, known as the Eurasian nomads, who inhabited the western and central Eurasian steppes from about the 9th century BC until about the 1st century BC.
Sebastian Franck (20 January 1499 – c. 1543) was a 16th-century German freethinker, humanist, and radical reformer.
Serbia (Србија / Srbija),Pannonian Rusyn: Сербия; Szerbia; Albanian and Romanian: Serbia; Slovak and Czech: Srbsko,; Сърбия.
Sió is an artificial channel in central Hungary.
The Siege of Belgrade, Battle of Belgrade or Siege of Nándorfehérvár was a military blockade of Belgrade that occurred from July 4–22, 1456.
The Siege of Esztergom occurred between 25 July and 10 August 1543, when the Ottoman army, led by emperor Suleyman the Magnificent, besieged the city of Esztergom in modern Hungary.
The Siege of Vienna in 1529 was the first attempt by the Ottoman Empire, led by Suleiman the Magnificent, to capture the city of Vienna, Austria.
Sigmaringen is a town in southern Germany, in the state of Baden-Württemberg.
Silistra (Силистра Dârstor) is a port city in northeastern Bulgaria.
The Siret or Sireth (Сірет or Серет, Siret, Szeret, Сирет) is a river that rises from the Carpathians in the Northern Bukovina region of Ukraine, and flows southward into Romania before it joins the Danube.
The Slavic languages (also called Slavonic languages) are the Indo-European languages spoken by the Slavic peoples.
Slovakia (Slovensko), officially the Slovak Republic (Slovenská republika), is a landlocked country in Central Europe.
Slovene or Slovenian (slovenski jezik or slovenščina) belongs to the group of South Slavic languages.
Slovenia (Slovenija), officially the Republic of Slovenia (Slovene:, abbr.: RS), is a country in southern Central Europe, located at the crossroads of main European cultural and trade routes.
Smederevo (Смедерево) is a city and the administrative center of the Podunavlje District in eastern Serbia.
The Danube is conventionally taken to be formed by the confluence of the two streams Brigach and Breg just east of Donaueschingen.
The Srebarna Nature Reserve (Природен резерват Сребърна, transliterated as Priroden rezervat Srebarna) is a nature reserve in northeastern Bulgaria (Southern Dobruja), near the village of the same name, 18 km west of Silistra and 2 km south of the Danube.
For the forester, see Hans Carl von Carlowitz. Sremski Karlovci (Сремски Карловци) is a town and municipality located in the South Bačka District of the autonomous province of Vojvodina, Serbia.
Star Trek is an American media franchise based on the science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (sometimes abbreviated to DS9) is a science fiction television series set in the Star Trek universe in the Milky Way galaxy, in the years 2369–2375.
Starfleet is a fictional organization in the Star Trek media franchise.
The starry sturgeon (Acipenser stellatus) also known as stellate sturgeon or sevruga (Drakul,, and lit), is a species of sturgeon.
A starship, starcraft or interstellar spacecraft is a theoretical spacecraft designed for traveling between planetary systems, as opposed to an aerospace-vehicle designed for orbital spaceflight or interplanetary travel.
Germany is a federal republic consisting of sixteen states (Land, plural Länder; informally and very commonly Bundesland, plural Bundesländer).
The Danube Steamboat Shipping Company, Donaudampfschiffahrtsgesellschaft was a shipping company founded in 1829 by the Austrian government for transporting passengers and cargo on the River Danube.
The sterlet (Acipenser ruthenus) is a relatively small species of sturgeon from Eurasia native to large rivers that flow into the Black Sea, Azov Sea, and Caspian Sea, as well as rivers in Siberia as far east as Yenisei.
The Stone Bridge (Steinerne Brücke) in Regensburg, Germany, is a 12th-century bridge across the Danube linking the Old Town with Stadtamhof.
Stories of the Danube is a symphony by Joe Zawinul, which was commissioned by the Brucknerhaus, Linz.
Straubing is an independent city in Lower Bavaria, southern Germany.
Stream capture, river capture, river piracy or stream piracy is a geomorphological phenomenon occurring when a stream or river drainage system or watershed is diverted from its own bed, and flows instead down the bed of a neighbouring stream.
Sturgeon is the common name for the 27 species of fish belonging to the family Acipenseridae.
Stuttgart (Swabian: italics,; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of the German state of Baden-Württemberg.
Sulina is a town and free port in Tulcea County, Romania, at the mouth of the Sulina branch of the Danube.
The Sultans Trail is a long-distance footpath from Vienna to Istanbul.
Svishtov (Свищов, known as Свѣщний / Sveshtniy in old Bulgarian) is a town in northern Bulgaria, located in Veliko Tarnovo Province on the right bank of the Danube river opposite the Romanian town of Zimnicea.
The Swabian Jura (more rarely), sometimes also named Swabian Alps in English, is a mountain range in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, extending from southwest to northeast and in width.
Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.
A symphony is an extended musical composition in Western classical music, most often written by composers for orchestra.
Syrmus or Syrmos (also Syrmios, Ancient Greek: Σύρμος) was a king of the West Thracian Triballi tribe during the 330s BC.
Százhalombatta (Bata, Bata, Бата) is a town in Pest county, Hungary.
Szentendre is a riverside town in Pest county, Hungary, near the capital city Budapest.
The Szigetköz (Kleine Schüttinsel or Little Schütt Island, Malý Žitný ostrov or Little Rye Island) is an island plain in Western Hungary, part of the Little Hungarian Plain.
Szigetszentmiklós is a city in Pest county, Hungary with approximately 30,000 inhabitants.
The Tana (Teno or Tenojoki; Deatnu; Tanaelva; Tana älv), is a long river in the Sápmi area of northern Fennoscandia.
The tench or doctor fish (Tinca tinca) is a fresh- and brackish-water fish of the cyprinid family found throughout Eurasia from Western Europe including the British Isles east into Asia as far as the Ob and Yenisei Rivers.
The Anniversary Waltz is a popular song written by Dave Franklin, the lyrics by Al Dubin.
"The Blue Danube" is the common English title of "", Op. 314 (German for "By the Beautiful Blue Danube"), a waltz by the Austrian composer Johann Strauss II, composed in 1866.
The Danube Pilot (Le Pilote du Danube) is a novel by Jules Verne.
The Ister is a 2004 documentary film directed by David Barison and Daniel Ross.
The Plains of Passage is an historical fiction novel by Jean M. Auel published in 1990.
"The Willows" is a novella by English author Algernon Blackwood, originally published as part of his 1907 collection The Listener and Other Stories.
The Thracian language was the Indo-European language spoken in ancient times in Southeast Europe by the Thracians, the northern neighbors of the Ancient Greeks.
The Timiș or Tamiš (Timiș; Тамиш/Tamiš; Temesch; Temes) is a, IPCDR, p 12 long river originating from the Semenic Mountains, southern Carpathian Mountains, Caraș-Severin County, Romania.
The Tisza or Tisa is one of the main rivers of Central Europe.
Sir Thomas John Woodward (born 7 June 1940), also known by his stage name Tom Jones, is a Welsh singer.
The Transdanubian Mountains (sometimes also referred to as Bakony Forest, Dunántúl Highlands, Highlands of Dunántúl, Highlands of Transdanubia, Mountains of Dunántúl, Mountains of Transdanubia, Transdanubian Central Range, Transdanubian Hills, Transdanubian Midmountains or Transdanubian Mid-Mountains) are a mountain range in Hungary covering about 7000 km².
Trout is the common name for a number of species of freshwater fish belonging to the genera Oncorhynchus, Salmo and Salvelinus, all of the subfamily Salmoninae of the family Salmonidae.
Tulcea (Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian: Тулча, Tulcha; Greek: Αιγισσός, Aegyssus; Turkish: Hora-Tepé or Tolçu) is a city in Dobruja, Romania.
Tulln an der Donau (Tulln on the Danube) is a historic town in the Austrian state of Lower Austria, the administrative seat of Tulln District.
Tuonela is the realm of the dead or the Underworld in Finnish mythology.
Turnu Măgurele is a city in Teleorman County, Romania (in the informal region of Wallachia).
Tutrakan (Тутракан, Тurtucaia, Turtukai) is a town in northeastern Bulgaria, an administrative centre of the homonymous municipality, part of Silistra Province.
Tuttlingen is a town in Baden-Württemberg, capital of the district Tuttlingen.
Ukraine (Ukrayina), sometimes called the Ukraine, is a sovereign state in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast; Belarus to the northwest; Poland, Hungary, and Slovakia to the west; Romania and Moldova to the southwest; and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively.
Ulm is a city in the federal German state of Baden-Württemberg, situated on the River Danube.
The United Federation of Planets (UFP), usually referred to as the Federation, is a fictional interstellar federal republic in the Star Trek science fiction franchise, composed of numerous planetary sovereignties.
The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), also called the Law of the Sea Convention or the Law of the Sea treaty, is the international agreement that resulted from the third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS III), which took place between 1973 and 1982.
Upper Austria (Oberösterreich; Austro-Bavarian: Obaöstarreich; Horní Rakousy) is one of the nine states or Bundesländer of Austria.
The Upper Danube Nature Park (German: Naturpark Obere Donau), founded in 1980, is located in the south of Baden-Württemberg in Germany and encloses primarily the districts of Tuttlingen and Sigmaringen.
The Upper Rhine (Oberrhein) is the section of the Rhine in the Upper Rhine Plain between Basle in Switzerland and Bingen in Germany.
Valentinian I (Flavius Valentinianus Augustus; Οὐαλεντινιανός; 3 July 32117 November 375), also known as Valentinian the Great, was Roman emperor from 364 to 375.
Vardim Island (остров Вардим, ostrov Vardim) is the third largest Bulgarian Danubian island (after Belene Island and Kozloduy Island).
Vác (Waitzen; Vacov; ווייצען) is a town in Pest county in Hungary with approximately 35,000 inhabitants.
The Váh (Waag; Vág; Wag) is the longest river within Slovakia.
Vedic Sanskrit is an Indo-European language, more specifically one branch of the Indo-Iranian group.
Veliko Gradište (Велико Градиште) is a town and municipality located in the Braničevo District of the eastern Serbia.
Dame Vera Margaret Lynn (born 20 March 1917), widely known as "the Forces' Sweetheart", is an English singer of traditional pop, songwriter and actress, whose musical recordings and performances were enormously popular during the Second World War.
Veternik (Ветерник) is a suburban settlement of the city of Novi Sad, Serbia.
Vidin (Видин) is a port town on the southern bank of the Danube in north-western Bulgaria.
Vienna (Wien) is the federal capital and largest city of Austria and one of the nine states of Austria.
The Vinča culture, also known as Turdaș culture or Turdaș–Vinča culture, is a Neolithic archaeological culture in Serbia and smaller parts of Romania (particularly Transylvania), dated to the period 5700–4500 BC.
Visegrád is a small castle town in Pest County, Hungary.
Vojvodina (Serbian and Croatian: Vojvodina; Војводина; Pannonian Rusyn: Войводина; Vajdaság; Slovak and Czech: Vojvodina; Voivodina), officially the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina (Аутономна Покрајина Војводина / Autonomna Pokrajina Vojvodina; see Names in other languages), is an autonomous province of Serbia, located in the northern part of the country, in the Pannonian Plain.
The Volga (p) is the longest river in Europe.
In the early Vedic religion, Vritra (Sanskrit: वृत्र,, lit. 'enveloper') is a serpent or dragon, the personification of drought and adversary of Indra.
The Vučedol culture (Vučedolska kultura) flourished between 3000 and 2200 BC (the Eneolithic period of earliest copper-smithing), centered in Syrmia and eastern Slavonia on the right bank of the Danube river, but possibly spreading throughout the Pannonian plain and western Balkans and southward.
Vuka is a river in eastern Croatia, a right tributary of the Danube river.
Vukovar (ВуковарThe official use of Serbian Cyrillic in Vukovar is subject to a dispute involving the local and national authorities, and is the source of a current political controversy. See #Minority languages.) is a city in eastern Croatia.
Vylkove (Вилкове; Вилково; Vâlcov) is a small city located in the Ukrainian part of the Danube Delta, at utmost South-West of Ukraine, on the border with Romania.
The Wachau is an Austrian valley with a picturesque landscape formed by the Danube river.
The waltz is a ballroom and folk dance, normally in time, performed primarily in closed position.
The Water Framework Directive is an EU directive which commits European Union member states to achieve good qualitative and quantitative status of all water bodies (including marine waters up to one nautical mile from shore) by 2015.
"Waves of the Danube" (Valurile Dunării; Дунавски валови/Dunavski valovi; Donauwellen; Flots du Danube; Дунайские волны) at naxos.com is a waltz composed by Ion Ivanovici in 1880, and is one of the most famous Romanian tunes in the world.
Württemberg is a historical German territory.
The wels catfish (or; Silurus glanis), also called sheatfish, is a large species of catfish native to wide areas of central, southern, and eastern Europe, in the basins of the Baltic, Black, and Caspian Seas.
Western Europe is the region comprising the western part of Europe.
Wiidakko are a Finnish indie rock band that was formed in Lahti, Finland in 2003.
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
The zander (Sander lucioperca) is a species of fish from freshwater and brackish habitats in western Eurasia.
Zemun (Земун) is a municipality of the city of Belgrade.
The term Zille (plural Zillen) is used for a family of flat-bottomed vessels which are used in the Danube River regions of Germany and Austria.
Zimnicea is a town in Teleorman county, Romania (in the historic region of Wallachia), a port on the Danube opposite the Bulgarian city of Svishtov.
From February to April 2006 many rivers across Europe, especially the Elbe and Danube, swelled due to heavy rain and melting snow and rose to record levels.
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