Danube (Donau) River in central and se Europe. Europe's second-longest river (after the Volga), it rises in sw Germany, flows ne then se across Austria to form the border between Slovakia and Hungary. It then flows s into Serbia, forming part of Romania's borders with Serbia and Bulgaria. It continues n across se Romania to the Black Sea. It is an international waterway, controlled by the Danube Commission. Length: c.2859km (1770mi).
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