Flutgraben

The Flutgraben is a canal in Erfurt, Thuringia, Germany. It is a flood control channel, created between 1890 and 1898 in order to prevent flooding of the river Gera in the city centre of Erfurt.

Flutgraben
LocationThuringia
Specifications
Length5.4 miles (8.7 km)
History
Construction began1890
Date completed1898
Geography
Start pointRiver Gera in Erfurt
End pointRiver Gera in Erfurt
50°59′18″N 11°1′18″E / 50.98833°N 11.02167°E / 50.98833; 11.02167Coordinates: 50°59′18″N 11°1′18″E / 50.98833°N 11.02167°E / 50.98833; 11.02167
Flutgraben