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The Rivers

Europe’s rivers have played a big role in providing navigable transportation of goods and services throughout the centuries. This ability to provide easy transportation for trade and military movement help shape the face of the European continent. Today one can enjoy the breathtaking scenery of these rivers with their quint villages, medieval castles and lush vineyards.  

Lorch, Germany sits on the Rhine River
Major RiversCountryLength
Volga🇷🇺 Russia3,690 km (2,290 mi)
Danube🇦🇹 Austria, 🇧🇬 Bulgaria, 🇨🇿 Czechia, 🇩🇪 Germany,
🇭🇺 Hungary, 🇷🇴 Romania, 🇷🇸 Serbia, 🇸🇰 Slovakia
2,860 km (1,780 mi)
Ural🇷🇺 Russia2,428 km (1,509 mi)
Dnieper🇧🇾 Belarus, 🇺🇦 Ukriane2,290 km (1,420 mi)
Don🇷🇺 Russia1,950 km (1,210 mi)
Pechora🇷🇺 Russia1,809 km (1,124 mi)
Kama🇷🇺 Russia1,805 km (1,122 mi)
Oka🇷🇺 Russia1,500 km (930 mi)
Belaya🇷🇺 Russia1,430 km (890 mi)
Dniester🇺🇦 Ukriane1,352 km (mi)
Elbe🇨🇿 Czechia, 🇩🇪 Germany1,329 km (860 mi)
Rhine🇫🇷 France, 🇩🇪 Germany, 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein,
🇳🇱 Netherlands, 🇨🇭 Switzerland
1,236 km (768 mi)
Vistula🇵🇱 Poland1,047 km (651 mi)
Tagus🇵🇹 Portugal, 🇪🇸 Spain1,038 km (645 mi)
Daugava🇱🇻Latvia, 🇷🇺 Russia1,020 km (630 mi)
Loire🇫🇷 France1,012 km (629 mi)
Tisza🇭🇷 Croatia, 🇭🇺 Hungary, 🇷🇴 Romania,
🇺🇦 Ukraine
965 km (600 mi)
Ebro🇪🇸 Spain960 km (600 mi)
Prut🇲🇩 Moldova, 🇷🇴 Romania, 🇺🇦 Ukraine953 km (592 mi)
Neman🇧🇾 Belarus, 🇷🇺 Russia937 km (582 mi)
Sava🇧🇦 Bosnia Herzegovina, 🇭🇷 Croatia, 🇷🇸 Serbia,
🇸🇮 Slovenia
933km (580 mi)
Maas🇧🇪 Belgium, 🇫🇷 France, 🇳🇱 Netherlands925 km (473 mi)
Oder🇩🇪 Germany, 🇵🇱 Poland854 km (531 mi)
Rhone🇫🇷 France, 🇨🇭 Switzerland813 km (505 mi)
Seine🇫🇷 France776 km (482 mi)
Po🇮🇹 Italy652 km (405 mi)
Tiber🇮🇹 Italy406 km (252 mi)
Thames🇬🇧 Untied Kingdom346 km (215 mi)