Flutgraben

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Flutgraben
Length 5.4 miles (8.7 km)
History
Construction began 1890
Date completed 1898
Geography
Start point River Gera in Erfurt
End point River 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

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.