Brenz (river)

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The source of the Brenz
Country Germany
Physical characteristics
Main source Swabian Alb
River mouth Danube
48°33′38″N 10°25′13″E / 48.56056°N 10.42028°E / 48.56056; 10.42028Coordinates: 48°33′38″N 10°25′13″E / 48.56056°N 10.42028°E / 48.56056; 10.42028
Length 51.6 km (32.1 mi) [1]
Basin features
Progression DanubeBlack Sea
Basin size 876 km2 (338 sq mi) [1]

The Brenz is a river in Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria, Germany. It is a left tributary of the Danube. Its source is at a spring in the town of Königsbronn and it flows for 52 kilometers before meeting the Danube at Lauingen, a few kilometers west of Dillingen. It flows through the towns of Königsbronn, Heidenheim an der Brenz, Giengen and Lauingen.


  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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