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  • Jagst River River

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    May 22

    The Neckar River is a river in the State of Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. Born in Schwenningen, very close to the sources of the Danube, near the Black Forest, in the District of Villingen-Schwenningen. After 367 km through the western foothills of the Swabian, tributary of the Rhine River to the height of Mannheim. Neckar named – via Nicarus and Neccarus – from the Celtic word Nikros, meaning water brava. From approximately year 1100 black forest wood has dropped by the waters of the Neckar and the Rhine up to its final destination in the Netherlands. In ancient times carried transport gancheros travelling on the trunks.

    Currently it is made on river barges. Passes through several major cities on its course towards the Rhine River: Rottweil, Tubingen (Tubingen), Stuttgart, Heilbronn and Heidelberg. It is one of the most traditional excursions that can be performed in Germany and one of the most chosen by tourism. In addition to knowing this tour you can visit New Castle (known as Neues Schloss), the National Gallery Stuttgart, the Mercedes-Benz Museum and the Television Tower. Along its Valley and can be found plenty of castles such as the Burg Hornberg in Neckarzimmern Burg Guttenberg in Neckarmuhlbach.

    Also, in its banks is the nuclear power plant in Obrigheim, which will be dismantled in the coming years. Past Heidelberg, the Neckar download an average of 145 m/s of water over the Rhine. This makes it the fourth largest tributary of the Rhine Neckar and the 10th largest river in Germany. Its main tributaries are the River Eyach, the Fils River, the River Rems, Enz River, the Kocher River and, before its confluence with the Rhine, the Jagst River. From Stuttgart is navigable; the first of the locks is located in Bad Cannstatt.

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