Size- depths between 1 to 8 meters and drains 817,000 km2 and 1,770 miles long
Coordinates- 48°05′44″N 08°09′18″E
Marine Life-about 2,000 vascular plants and more than 5,000 animal species, including over 40 mammals, about 180 breeding birds, about 100 fish species, a dozen reptiles as well as amphibians. Catfish, carp and caviar are the most commonly fished animals in the river.
Islands- there are currently 29 islands in the Danube River
Soil type-there are many different types of soil because of a few factors such as basic rock, relief, climate, precipitation, vegetation, and human utilisation. They can be divided into two types the soil from mountains and soil made of loose sediments.
Water Type-fresh water and salt water compound in the deltas
Climate-The Danube River has a similar climate to us in Minnesota with frozen winter and warm summers, continental humid and highlands are the climate zones the river falls under
The Iron Gates is a gorge on the Danube River. It forms part of the boundary between Serbia and Romania. In the broad sense it encompasses a route of 134 km (83 mi). It contains two hydrological dams with two power stations.
Language-The main languages spoken along the path of the river are German, Slovak, Hungarian, Croatian, Serbo-Croatian (Serbian is a standardized form of Serbo-Croatian, a Slavic language of the South Slavic subgroup. Other standardized forms of Serbo-Croatian are Bosnian, Croatian, and Montenegrin), Bulgarian, Romanian, Ukrainian
Religion- Christianity is one of the largest and most common religions in this area but other religions include roman catholic and Greek catholic
Political System-democracy and republic
Economic Activity-the most common job in Europe around the river is a medical assistant and oil and energy production. The most popular job in Europe in 2015 is an engineer
Population Distribution- a majority of the big cities and population dense areas are along the river