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This article is about the river in Germany. For other uses, see Ilz (disambiguation).
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Ilz near Passau
Country Germany
Main source Bavarian Forest
±1,100 m (3,600 ft)
River mouth Danube
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
Physical characteristics
Length 65 km (40 mi)

The Ilz (German pronunciation: [ˈɪlt͡s]) is a river running through the Bavarian Forest, Germany. It is a left tributary of the Danube and 65 km in length, during which it travels down a height difference of ~780m.

The Ilz has its source near the Rachel mountain. 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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