|Würzburg. Würzburg (ˈvʏɐ̯ʦbʊɐ̯k is a city in the region of Franconia which lies in the northern tip of Bavaria, GermanyThe Main in|
|Length||529 km (329 mi)|
|Avg. Upper Franconia (German Oberfranken) is a Regierungsbezirk (administrative region) of the state of Bavaria, southern Germany 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 A drainage basin is an extent of Land where Water from Rain or Snow melt drains downhill into a body of water such as a River, Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. discharge||200 m³/s (7,100 cu ft/s)|
|Basin area||27,292 km² (10,538 sq mi)|
The Main (IPA: [maɪn]) is a river in Germany, 524 km (329 miles) long (including White Main, 574 km (357 mi)), and one of the more significant tributaries of the Rhine. "Riverine" redirects here For the use of that term in Maritime geography, see there Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. 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 It flows through the German states of Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg (forming the border with Bavaria for some distance) and Hesse. Germany (Deutschland is a Federal Republic consisting of sixteen States, known in German as Länder (singular Bavaria ( German:, with an area of 70553 Km² (27241 square miles and almost 12 Baden-Württemberg is one of the 16 states ( Bundesländer) of the Federal Republic of Germany. Hesse (Hessen is a state of Germany with an area Its watershed competes with the Danube for water; as a result, many of its boundaries are identical with those of the European Watershed. The Danube (In Donau from earlier Danuvius, Celtic *dānu, meaning "to flow run" Slovak and Polish Dunaj The European Watershed is the line which divides the Drainage basins of the major rivers of Germany; the Rhine river, which originates in the Swiss The Main rises near Kulmbach at the joining of its two headstreams, the Red Main and the White Main. Kulmbach is the capital of the district of Kulmbach in Bavaria in Germany. The Main (maɪn is a River in Germany, 524 km (329 miles long (including White Main 574 km (357 mi and it is one of the more significant tributaries The Main (maɪn is a River in Germany, 524 km (329 miles long (including White Main 574 km (357 mi and it is one of the more significant tributaries The Red Main rises in the Frankish Alb, 50 km (30 mi) in length, and runs through Creussen and Bayreuth. The Franconian Jura ( German "Fränkische Alb" "Fränkischer Jura" "Frankenalb" is an upland in Bavaria, Germany. Creußen is a town in the district of Bayreuth, in Bavaria, Germany. Bayreuth ( pronounced) is a City in northern Bavaria, Germany, on the Red Main river in a valley between the Frankish Alb The White Main rises in the mountains of the Fichtelgebirge; it is 41 km (25 mi) long. The Fichtelgebirge is a Mountain range in northeastern Bavaria, Germany. Major tributaries of the Main are the Regnitz, the Fränkische Saale, the Tauber, and the Nidda. The Regnitz is a river in Bavaria, Germany. It is a left tributary of the Main and is 58 km in length The Fränkische Saale or Franconian Saale is a 125 km long River in Bavaria, Germany. The Tauber is a River in Franconia, Germany. It is a left tributary of the Main and is 122 km in length The Nidda is a right Tributary of the Main River in Hesse. It springs from the Vogelsberg on the Taufstein mountain range near
The Main is navigable for shipping from its mouth at the Rhine close to Mainz for 396 km to Bamberg. Mainz (ˈmaɪ̯nʦ (Mayence is a City in Germany and the capital of the German federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate. Since 1992 the Main has been connected to the Danube via the Rhine-Main-Danube Canal and the highly regulated Altmühl river. The Danube (In Donau from earlier Danuvius, Celtic *dānu, meaning "to flow run" Slovak and Polish Dunaj The Rhine-Main-Danube Canal (also called Main-Danube Canal, RMD Canal or Europa Canal) located in Bavaria The Altmühl is a river in Bavaria, Germany. It is a left tributary of the Danube and is approximately 230 km in length The river has been canalized with 34 large locks (300 m × 12 m, 984 feet × 39 feet) to allow CEMT class V (110 m × 11. 45 m, 360 ft × 37. 5 ft) vessels to navigate the total length of the river. The 16 locks in the adjacent Rhine-Main-Danube Canal and the Danube itself are of the same dimensions.
Around Frankfurt are several large inland ports. Because the river is rather narrow on many of the upper reaches, navigation with larger vessels and push convoys requires great skill.
The largest city along the Main is Frankfurt am Main. After the junction of its headstreams, the Main passes the following towns and cities: Burgkunstadt, Lichtenfels, Staffelstein, Eltmann, Haßfurt, Schweinfurt, Volkach, Kitzingen, Marktbreit, Ochsenfurt, Würzburg, Karlstadt, Gemünden, Lohr, Marktheidenfeld, Wertheim am Main, Miltenberg, Obernburg, Aschaffenburg, Seligenstadt, Hainburg, Hanau, Offenbach, Frankfurt, Hattersheim, Flörsheim, and Rüsselsheim. Burgkunstadt is a town in the district of Lichtenfels, in northern Bavaria, Germany. There are two towns named Lichtenfels in Germany Lichtenfels Hesse Lichtenfels Bavaria There is also a district Bad Staffelstein is a small town in the Bavarian Administrative Region of Upper Franconia in Germany. Eltmann is a town of 5500 inhabitants (in the Haßberge district of Lower Franconia in Bavaria, Germany. Haßfurt (English Hassfurt is a town in Bavaria, Germany, capital of the Haßberge district Schweinfurt ( German for Swine ford) is a city in the Lower Franconia region of Bavaria in Germany on the right Volkach is a town in the district of Kitzingen in the Regierungsbezirk Unterfranken in Bavaria. Kitzingen is a town in the German state of Bavaria, capital of the district Kitzingen. Marktbreit is a municipality in the district of Kitzingen in the Regierungsbezirk Unterfranken in Bavaria situated at the most Ochsenfurt is a municipality in the district of Würzburg, in Bavaria, Germany. Würzburg (ˈvʏɐ̯ʦbʊɐ̯k is a city in the region of Franconia which lies in the northern tip of Bavaria, Germany Gemünden may refer to several places in Germany Gemünden am Main, a town in Bavaria Gemünden (Wohra, a town in Hesse Lohr am Main (standard abbreviation Lohr aMain) is a Town in the Main-Spessart county in Bavaria, Germany. Marktheidenfeld is a town in the Main-Spessart district in Bavaria, Germany. Wertheim is a town in southwestern Germany, in the state of Baden-Württemberg with a population of 24452 Miltenberg is a municipality in Franconia ( Bavaria, Germany) on the river Main Obernburg am Main (official Obernburg aMain is a town in the district of Miltenberg, Bavaria, Germany. Aschaffenburg (aˈʃafənbʊɐ̯k dialect) is a large town in northwest Bavaria, Germany. Seligenstadt is a town in the district of Offenbach, in Hesse, Germany. Hainburg may refer to the following places Hainburg an der Donau, Lower Austria Austria Hainburg Germany, Hesse Germany Hanau is a town in the Main-Kinzig-Kreis, in Hesse, Germany. It is located 25 km east of Frankfurt am Main. Hattersheim am Main is a town in the Main-Taunus district, Hesse ( Germany) Flörsheim am Main is a town in the Main-Taunus district in Hesse, Germany. Rüsselsheim is the largest town in the Groß-Gerau district in the Rhein-Main region of Germany.
The river has gained enormous importance as a vital part of European "Corridor VII", the inland waterway link from the North Sea to the Black Sea. 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