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The Jews' Bridge (German: Judenbrücke) crosses the Itz in Coburg
Origin in the Thuringian Forest near Sachsenbrunn
Mouth Main southeast of Baunach at 49°58′59″N 10°52′5″E / 49.98306°N 10.86806°E / 49.98306; 10.86806Coordinates: 49°58′59″N 10°52′5″E / 49.98306°N 10.86806°E / 49.98306; 10.86806
Basin countries Germany
Length 80 km (50 mi)
Source elevation 673 m (2,208 ft)
Mouth elevation 259 m (850 ft)
Avg. discharge 9.29 m3/s (328 cu ft/s) at mouth
Basin area 1,029 km2 (397 sq mi)

The Itz is a river in Germany and a 80-kilometre (50 mi) right tributary of the Main.

The Itz begins in Sachsenbrunn (Stelzen), Thuringia and flows southward through Bachfeld and Schalkau. It crosses into Bavaria and feeds the Froschgrundsee reservoir. It continues through Dörfles-Esbach, Coburg, and Großheirath, then is joined by the Rodach north of Itzgrund. It continues southward to Rattelsdorf and Baunach, where it joins the Main.

The Itz flooded Coburg in early 2003.[1]


  1. ^ "Winds, Rains Pound Europe; 6 Killed". Los Angeles Times. January 4, 2003. p. A-7. Retrieved 2008-11-16.