Wörnitz (river)

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Harburg Bahnbruecke.jpg
Bridge over the Wörnitz near Harburg.
Country Germany
Basin features
Main source Middle Franconia
River mouth Danube
48°42′57″N 10°47′1″E / 48.71583°N 10.78361°E / 48.71583; 10.78361Coordinates: 48°42′57″N 10°47′1″E / 48.71583°N 10.78361°E / 48.71583; 10.78361
Physical characteristics
Length 132 km (82 mi)

The Wörnitz is a river in Bavaria, Germany, a left tributary of the Danube. Its source is near Schillingsfürst, in the Middle Franconia region of Bavaria. It flows south, through the Nördlinger Ries, and flows into the Danube in Donauwörth. Towns along the Wörnitz include Wörnitz, Dinkelsbühl, Wassertrüdingen, Oettingen, Harburg and Donauwörth.