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The Ilz (German pronunciation: [ˈɪlt͡s]) is a river running through the Bavarian Forest, Germany. It is a left tributary of the Danube and 40 km (25 mi) in length (69 km (43 mi) including its main source river Große Ohe), during which it travels down a height difference of ~140m.

Ilz
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Ilz near Passau
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Location
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ locationBavarian Forest
 ⁃ elevation±430 m (1,410 ft)
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Danube
 ⁃ coordinates
48°34′31″N 13°28′32″E / 48.57528°N 13.47556°E / 48.57528; 13.47556Coordinates: 48°34′31″N 13°28′32″E / 48.57528°N 13.47556°E / 48.57528; 13.47556
Length40.3 km (25.0 mi) [1]
Basin size850 km2 (330 sq mi) [1]
Basin features
ProgressionDanubeBlack Sea

The Ilz is formed at the confluence of its source rivers Große Ohe and Kleine Ohe in Eberhardsreuth. In the city of Passau it finally enters the Danube. Another town on the Ilz is Fürsteneck.

Ilz-Loop between Passau and Oberilzmühle

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Complete table of the Bavarian Waterbody Register by the Bavarian State Office for the Environment (xls, 10.3 MB)

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