14 Fun Facts About the Danube River

14 Fun Facts About the Danube River

by Jeannie Meekins

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The Danube is a romantic river. It begins in the Black Forest of Germany, slashes gorges through the mountains and meanders along broad plains. Many castles and palaces have been built along its banks. Many cities have been built, destroyed and rebuilt.
A truly international river, it is a source of travel and trade for many European countries. Its basin collects water from many more before emptying into one of the largest deltas and national parks in the world.
How much do you know about this European river? Do you know:
How many countries does the Danube River run through?
Which mountain range grew around the Danube River?
How often does the Danube River freeze?
The oldest castle in the world sits along the Danube. Which castle is it?
What are Danube Pebbles?

Find out the answers to these questions and more and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
Ages 8 and up.
All measurements in American and metric.

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Product Details

BN ID: 2940015984088
Publisher: LearningIsland.com
Publication date: 01/26/2013
Series: 15-Minute Books , #94
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 451,470
File size: 485 KB
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Jeannie Meekins is an Australian writer who lives with her children and a couple of cats who think they own the computer. And if her dog could read, he’d be jealous, so it’s lucky that he can’t. Jeannie has also written a large number of books for children, many available through LearningIsland.com.

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