Rhein Gegend

...alle Infos zum schönen Rhein

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Rhine

From Basel to Bingen (near Mainz) runs the Upper Rhine. It flows in this section through the Rhine Valley and the Rhine flows past the first cities.
Such as Basel, Karlsruhe and Mainz. The Rhine starts in Basel at the bend of the Rhine. He travels a vertical drop of 176 meters.
The height is in Bingen, only 76 meters above sea level. In Obberrhein flow 3 larger rivers.
In Strasbourg, the river Ill, in Mannheim, the Neckar and the Main and Mainz. The southern part of the upper Rhine River to the border of France and Germany, the northern part of Rhineland-Palatinate and Baden and the Rhineland-Palatinate and Hesse.
The Upper Rhine region is located in the cities much industry. Especially in Basel, Strasbourg, Mannheim and Ludwigshafen.
In particular, the chemical industry is a very strong presence in these cities. In addition to the Rhine is in France a long channel of the Rhine is very important for shipping.

The following trips there in the Upper Rhine:
- Basel
- Strasbourg
- Of Mannheim
- Mainz