List of cities and towns on the Danube river

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Map of the Danube and the major cities it passes through

This is a list of the largest cities and towns on the Danube river.

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Rank Name of city / town Image Inhabitants Estab­lished Present country Notes
1 Budapest
Aerial panorama with Margaret Island
3,011,598 (2017) 1873  Hungary Capital and largest city in Hungary.
2 Vienna
Many international organizations and offices are located in Donaustadt.
2,890,577 (2020) ~100 AD  Austria Capital and largest city in Austria.
3 Belgrade
Belgrade Waterfront seen from the Sava river
1,681,405 (2022) 279 BC  Serbia Capital and largest city in Serbia.
4 Bratislava
Panorama of Bratislava
719,537 (2021) 907 AD  Slovakia Capital and largest city in Slovakia.
5 Novi Sad
Panoramic view from the Petrovaradin Fortress.
368,967 (2022) 1748  Serbia Capital and largest city of the autonomous province of Vojvodina and second largest city in Serbia.
6 Galați
Galați – zona portului vechi
248,432 (2011) 1445  Romania The largerst Danubian city in Romania and seat of Galați county.
7 Linz
Linz – Pöstlingberg – Aussicht – 2016 03 18 (2)
204,846 (01.01.2018) ~150 AD  Austria Capital city of Upper Austria and second largest Danubian city in Austria.
8 Brăila
Braila.large
180,302 (2011) ~1370  Romania The second largest Danubian city in Romania.
9 Regensburg
Regensburg Königswiesen – panoramio
152,270 (31.12.2020) 179 AD  Germany The largest Danubian city in Germany.
10 Ruse
The Rousse TV Tower as seen from the city
145,918 (2020) ~1650 (~150 AD – first Roman town on the place)  Bulgaria Capital of Ruse Province and largest Danubian city in Bulgaria.
11 Ingolstadt
Hollerstaudeningolstadt
136,952 (31.12.2020) 806 AD (~1250 – city status)  Germany The second largest Danubian city in Germany.
12 Ulm
Ulm – Sicht aus dem Flieger auf Donau, Münster mit Zentrum
126,405 (31.12.2020) 854 AD  Germany The third largest Danubian city in Germany and home of the tallest church building in the world.
13 Pančevo
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Pancevo Tamis003
115,454 (2022) 1153 (1873 – city status)  Serbia The second largest Danubian city in Vojvodina and third in Serbia.
14 Smederevo
97,930 (2022) 1430  Serbia The fourth largest Danubian city in Serbia.
15 Drobeta-Turnu Severin
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92,617 (2011) 121 AD  Romania The third largest Danubian city in Romania.
16 Izmail
Park-Museum-aerial-5.jpg
Park-Museum-aerial-5
75,600 (2011) 1589 (1830 – city status)  Ukraine The largest Danubian city in Ukraine.
17 Tulcea
Port of Tulcea (2016)
73,707 (2011) 1506 (1860 – city status)  Romania The 4th largest Danubian city in Romania.
18 Călăraşi
Prefectura Calarasi.jpg
Prefectura Calarasi
65,181 (2011) 1700 (1833 – city status)  Romania The 5th largest Danubian city in Romania.
19 Neu-Ulm
GER – BY – Neu-Ulm (Ansicht aus BaWü im Morgenlicht) — Mattes 2022-03-13.jpg
GER – BY – Neu-Ulm (Ansicht aus BaWü im Morgenlicht) — Mattes 2022-03-13
58,841 (31.12.2020) 1814  Germany The 4th largest Danubian city in Germany.
20 Giurgiu
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Giurgiu2016
54,655 (2011) 1395 (~550 AD – first Roman town on the place)  Romania The 6th largest Danubian city in Romania.
21 Passau
The Old town and the Danube
52,415 (31.12.2020) ~100 BC  Germany The 5th largest Danubian city in Germany.
22 Bačka Palanka
48,265 (2022)  Serbia The third largest Danubian city in Vojvodina and fifth in Serbia.
23 Straubing
Donau-Straubing-Reinhard-Neidl.jpg
Donau-Straubing-Reinhard-Neidl
47,612 (31.12.2020) ~100 AD  Germany The 6th largest Danubian city in Germany.
24 Vidin
The central streets of Vidin
47,032 (2020) ~250 BC  Bulgaria Capital of Vidin Province and second largest Danubian city in Bulgaria.
25 Dunakeszi
Dunakeszi town hall.
Dunakeszi town hall.
43,990 (2021) ~1000  Hungary The second largest Danubian city in Hungary.
26 Dunaújváros
Panorama of Dunaújváros.jpg
Panorama of Dunaújváros
42,136 (2021) ~1955  Hungary The third largest Danubian city in Hungary.
27 Baja
A Petőfi-sziget légi fotón.jpg
A Petőfi-sziget légi fotón
34,495 (2019) 1308  Hungary The fourth largest Danubian city in Hungary.
28 Deggendorf
Aerials Deggendorf 16.06.2006.jpg
Aerials Deggendorf 16.06.2006
33,750 (31.12.2020) 868 (1212 – town status)  Germany The 7th largest Danubian city in Germany.
29 Vác
The city centre seen from the Danube.
The city centre seen from the Danube.
32,927 (2021) 1074  Hungary The fifth largest Danubian city in Hungary.
30 Komárno
32,643 (2021) 1075  Slovakia The second largest Danubian city in Slovakia.
31 Esztergom
28,165 (2020) 972  Hungary The sixth largest Danubian city in Hungary.
32 Krems an der Donau
24,610 (2018-01-01) 1305  Austria The third largest Danubian city in Austria.
33 Vukovar
A view on Vukovar from the Danube.
A view on Vukovar from the Danube.
23,536 (2021) 1231  Croatia The largest Danubian city in Croatia.
34 Apatin
23,155 (2022) 1011  Serbia The fourth largest Danubian city in Vojvodina and sixth in Serbia.