Rivers similar to or like Rhine

One of the major European rivers, which has its sources in Switzerland and flows in a mostly northerly direction through Germany and the Netherlands, emptying into the North Sea. Wikipedia

  • List of rivers of Switzerland

    List of rivers in Switzerland: (> 100 km, only the length in Switzerland) Wikipedia

  • Sources of the Rhine

    Generally regarded as the source of the Rhine. Called Rein da Tuma and after a few kilometers, it forms the Vorderrhein/Rein Anteriur . Wikipedia

  • History of Germany

    The concept of Germany as a distinct region in central Europe can be traced to Roman commander Julius Caesar, who referred to the unconquered area east of the Rhine as Germania, thus distinguishing it from Gaul (France), which he had conquered. The victory of the Germanic tribes in the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest (AD 9) prevented annexation by the Roman Empire, although the Roman provinces of Germania Superior and Germania Inferior were established along the Rhine. Wikipedia

  • Alsace

    Cultural region and a territorial collectivity in Eastern France, on the west bank of the upper Rhine next to Germany and Switzerland. In 2017, it had a population of 1,889,589. Wikipedia

  • Meuse

    Major European river, rising in France and flowing through Belgium and the Netherlands before draining into the North Sea from the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt delta. It has a total length of 925 km. Wikipedia

  • Middle Rhine

    Uplift in the region, leaving the river at about its original level, and the surrounding lands raised. Quite deep, about 130 m from the top of the rocks down to the average water-line. Wikipedia


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    • The English word Germany derives from the Latin Germania, which came into use after Julius Caesar adopted it for the peoples east of the Rhine.Germany-Wikipedia
    • Facing a potential invasion from his continental enemies, he decided to strike first and turned his army's sights from the English Channel to the Rhine.Napoleon-Wikipedia
    • By the Treaty of Verdun (843), a kingdom between the Rhine and Rhone rivers was created for Lothair to go with his lands in Italy, and his imperial title was recognised.Middle Ages-Wikipedia
    • Almost all of the west Netherlands is composed of the Rhine-Meuse river estuary, but human intervention greatly modified the natural processes at work.Netherlands-Wikipedia
    • The modern Netherlands formed as a result of the interplay of the four main rivers (Rhine, Meuse, Schelde and IJssel) and the influence of the North Sea.Netherlands-Wikipedia
    • From these originate the headwaters of several major rivers, such as the Rhine, Inn, Ticino and Rhône, which flow in the four cardinal directions into the whole of Europe.Switzerland-Wikipedia

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