Wörnitz (river)

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Harburg Bahnbruecke.jpg
Bridge over the Wörnitz near Harburg.
Country Germany
Physical characteristics
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
Length 131.8 km (81.9 mi) [1]
Basin features
Progression DanubeBlack Sea
Basin size 1,686 km2 (651 sq mi) [1]

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.


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