The Rhine-Main-Danube Canal (also called Main-Danube Canal, RMD Canal or Europa Canal), located in Bavaria, Germany, connects the Main and the Danube rivers, running from Bamberg, via Nuremberg, to Regensburg. Bavaria ( German:, with an area of 70553 Km² (27241 square miles and almost 12 Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. 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 Danube (In Donau from earlier Danuvius, Celtic *dānu, meaning "to flow run" Slovak and Polish Dunaj Bamberg is a town in Bavaria, Germany. It is located in Upper Franconia on the river Regnitz, close to its confluence with the river Main Regensburg ( also Ratisbon, Ratisbona Řezno originally Castra Regina) is a City (population 131000 in 2007 in Bavaria, Germany It provides for a constantly navigable connection from the Rhine delta (at Rotterdam in the Netherlands) to the Danube Delta in eastern Romania, connecting the North Sea and the Atlantic Ocean to the Black 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 Rotterdam (pronounced) is the 2nd-largest City by population in the Netherlands, located in the province of The Netherlands ( Dutch:, ˈnedərlɑnt is the European part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which consists of the Netherlands the Netherlands The Danube Delta ( Romanian: Delta Dunării; Ukrainian: Дельта Дунаю Del'ta Dunaju) is the second largest delta Romania ( dated: Rumania, Roumania The North Sea is a marginal, Epeiric sea of the Atlantic Ocean on the European Continental shelf. The Black Sea is an inland Sea bounded by southeastern Europe, the Caucasus and the Anatolian peninsula ( Turkey It was completed in 1992 and is 171 km (106 miles) long.
From Bamberg to Fürth the canal follows the valley of the Regnitz, a tributary of the Main. The city of Fürth is located in northern Bavaria, Germany in the district of Middle Franconia. The Regnitz is a river in Bavaria, Germany. It is a left tributary of the Main and is 58 km in length From Fuerth to beyond Roth it follows the valley of the Rednitz, a tributary of the Regnitz. The Rednitz is a River in Bavaria, Germany, tributary of the Regnitz (more precisely its southern left headstream It crosses the Frankish Alb mountains and joins the river Altmuehl near Dietfurt. The Franconian Jura ( German "Fränkische Alb" "Fränkischer Jura" "Frankenalb" is an upland in Bavaria, Germany. The Altmühl is a river in Bavaria, Germany. It is a left tributary of the Danube and is approximately 230 km in length Dietfurt is a town in the district of Neumarkt in Bavaria, Germany. From Dietfurt to Kelheim on the Danube the canal follows the Altmuehl valley. Kelheim is a municipality in Bavaria, capital of the district Kelheim.