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Schmutter bei Gablingen Schwaben.jpg
The Schmutter near Gablingen.
Country Germany
Physical characteristics
Main source Swabia
River mouth Danube
48°42′35″N 10°48′1″E / 48.70972°N 10.80028°E / 48.70972; 10.80028Coordinates: 48°42′35″N 10°48′1″E / 48.70972°N 10.80028°E / 48.70972; 10.80028
Length 95.6 km (59.4 mi) [1]
Basin features
Progression DanubeBlack Sea
Basin size 506 km2 (195 sq mi) [1]

The Schmutter is a river in Bavaria, Germany, a right tributary of the Danube. Its source is 6 km southwest of Schwabmünchen, in the Swabia region of Bavaria. It flows north, and for several tens of kilometers it flows parallel to the Lech, at only a few km west of the Lech. It flows into the Danube near Donauwörth. Towns along the Schmutter include Fischach, Neusäß, Gablingen and Mertingen.


  1. ^ a b Complete table of the Bavarian Waterbody Register by the Bavarian State Office for the Environment (xls, 10.3 MB)