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Rába

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Country  Austria, Hungary
Length  398 km
Basin area  14,968 km²
Mouth  Danube
Progression  Danube→ Black Sea
Discharge  18 m³/s
Source  Central Eastern Alps
Countries  Hungary, Austria
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Main source  Austrian Alps (Teichalm) 1,150 m (3,770 ft)
River mouth  Danube (Mosoni Duna branch), Győr
Basin size  14,968 km (5,779 sq mi)
Tributaries  Left: Lafnitz, Pinka, Gyöngyös
Cities  Győr, Szentgotthárd, Körmend, Gleisdorf, Feldbach, Bruck an der Mur

The Rába (German: Raab; Hungarian: Rába; Slovene: Raba [ˈráːba]; Prekmurje dialect: Rába) is a river in southeastern Austria and western Hungary and a right tributary of the Danube. Its source is in Austria, some kilometres east of Bruck an der Mur below Heubodenhöhe Hill. It flows through the Austrian states of Styria and Burgenland, and the Hungarian counties of Vas and Győr-Moson-Sopron. It flows into a tributary of the Danube (Mosoni-Duna) in northwestern Hungary, in the city of Győr. Towns along the Rába include Gleisdorf, Feldbach (both in Austria), and Szentgotthárd and Körmend (in Hungary). In the early Cenozoic the river used to flow in the opposite direction, but tectonic uplift reversed this flow.

Map of R%C3%A1ba

The Rába Slovenes, living in the Rába Valley (Sln. Porabje, Hung. Vendvidék), are the westernmost group of Hungarian Slovenes. The Raba Valley is part of the wider region of Prekmurje.

References

Rába Wikipedia


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