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Tauber
Tauber
Tauber bei Waldenhausen 220505.jpg
The Tauber near Waldenhausen (Wertheim am Main)
Location
CountryGermany
States
Reference no.DE: 246
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationnear Weikersholz
 • coordinates49°15?00?N 10°06?53?E / 49.25°N 10.114861°E / 49.25; 10.114861Coordinates: 49°15?00?N 10°06?53?E / 49.25°N 10.114861°E / 49.25; 10.114861
 • elevation447 m above sea level (NN)
Mouth 
 • location
near Wertheim am Main into the Main
 • coordinates
49°45?48?N 9°30?49?E / 49.763389°N 9.513722°E / 49.763389; 9.513722
 • elevation
136 m above sea level (NN)
Length131.7 km (81.8 mi) [1]
Basin size1,809 km2 (698 sq mi) [1]
Discharge 
 • locationat Bockenfeld Gauge
 • average0.63 m3/s (22 cu ft/s)
Discharge 
 • locationArchshofen
 • average2.64 m3/s (93 cu ft/s)
Discharge 
 • locationBad Mergentheim
 • average6.94 m3/s (245 cu ft/s)
Discharge 
 • locationTauberbischofsheim
 • average9.90 m3/s (350 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionMain-> Rhine-> North Sea
Landmarks

The About this soundTauber  is a river in Franconia (Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria), Germany. It is a left tributary of the Main and is 132 km (82 mi) in length. The name derives from the Celtic word for water (compare: Dover).

It flows through Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Creglingen, Weikersheim, Bad Mergentheim, Königshofen, Tauberbischofsheim, and flows into the river Main in Wertheim am Main.

There is a medieval bridge over the river near Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

The Tauber and the vineyards between Rothenburg and Creglingen

See also

References

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



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