The Lower Rhine (Niederrhein, kilometers 660 to 1,033 of the Rhine) flows from Bonn to the North Sea. The Rhine (Rhein Rijn Rhin Reno Rain Rhenus is one of the longest and most important Rivers in Europe at 1320 kilometres (820 mi with an average discharge Bonn is the 19th largest city in Germany. Located about 20 kilometres south of Cologne on the river Rhine in the Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia Note however that almost immediately after entering the Netherlands, Rhine splits into many branches.
The main branch is called the Waal which flows from Nijmegen to meet the river Meuse; after which it is called Merwede. WAAL ("The Whale" is a Classic rock radio station broadcasting at 99 Nijmegen (ˈnɛɪmeɣən) (obsolete spellings Nijmwegen Nymegen Nieumeghen &mdash Nimwegen in local dialect and in German, Nimègue in French Meuse (møːz is a department in northeast France, named after the Meuse River. The Merwede (etymology uncertain possibly derived from the ancient Dutch ( Merwe or Merowe) word meaning "wide water" is the name of several Near Rotterdam the river is known as Nieuwe Maas, and becomes the Nieuwe Waterweg flowing into the Northsea at Hoek van Holland. Rotterdam (pronounced) is the 2nd-largest City by population in the Netherlands, located in the province of The Nieuwe Maas (English New Meuse) is a river branch of the Rhine-Meuse delta in the Netherlands. The Nieuwe Waterweg ("New Waterway" is a Ship canal in the Netherlands from het Scheur (a branch of the Rhine - Meuse The Hook of Holland ( Dutch: Hoek van Holland - literally "Corner of Holland" also known in English as the Hook, is a town in
The Nederrijn refers to the more northern ancient main branch of the Rhine, which flows past Arnhem; splits of the IJssel which flows into the IJsselmeer and splits into the Kromme Rijn and the Lek River at Wijk bij Duurstede. Nederrijn ("Lower Rhine" is the name of the Dutch part of River Rhine from the confluence at the town of Angeren of the cut-off Rhine bend of River IJssel (ˈɛi̯səl sometimes called Gelderse IJssel (" Gelderland IJssel" to avoid confusion with its Hollandse IJssel namesake IJsselmeer (sometimes translated as Lake Ĳssel, alternative international spelling Lake Yssel) is a shallow lake of 1100 km² in the central Netherlands The Kromme Rijn ("Crooked Rhine" for its many bends) is a river in Utrecht (province, the Netherlands The Lek is a River in the western Netherlands of some 60 km in length Wijk bij Duurstede is a Municipality and a City in the central Netherlands. The Lek rivers flows into the Merwede. The Kromme Rijn continues past Utrecht, becomes the Leidse Rijn, the Oude Rijn and flows into the Northsea at Katwijk. The Leidse Rijn (Dutch for "Leiden's Rhine" is a short river in Utrecht (province, the Netherlands There are even more minor branches that have their own names such as Vecht, Hollandse IJssel and the Noord river. The Hollandse IJssel (" Holland IJssel" as opposed to the 'regular' or Gelderland IJssel) is a branch of the Rhine delta The Noord ("North" is a short tidal river in South Holland in the Netherlands.