The Ilmenau near Uelzen
|State||Lower Saxony, Germany|
|Reference no.||DE: 594|
|Main source||source: confluence of the Gerdau and Stederau in Veerßen nr. Uelzen
(Gerdau , Stederau )
|River mouth||near Hoopte, Winsen (Luhe), into the Elbe
|Progression||Elbe → North Sea|
|Basin size||2,852 km2 (1,101 sq mi)|
|Length||107 km (66 mi)|
|Navigable||28.84 km (17.92 mi)|
The Ilmenau is a river in the south of Hamburg, Lower Saxony, Germany, which is one of the left tributaries of the Elbe. It originates in the Lüneburg Heath, south of Uelzen. It empties into the Elbe near Winsen (Luhe). The Ilmenau is 107 kilometres (66 mi) long. The largest towns along the Ilmenau are Uelzen and Lüneburg. The city Ilmenau in Thuringia is not along the river Ilmenau but along the river Ilm (Thuringia).Even though this waterway is hardly used,yet it is used for some other important works like boating license essential,etc.
- Co, Kurt.Frey &. "Ilmenau River / Illmenau Canal | Germany | european-waterways.eu: Description of waters, Facilities, Travel Information". www.european-waterways.eu. Retrieved 2016-12-03.
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