Experience the Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve, which is the second largest delta in Europe and covers an area of 5,800 km², of which 72% with an area of 4,178 km² are under protection. The Danube Delta is the second largest river delta in Europe, after the Volga Delta, and is the best preserved on the continent. This list may not reflect recent changes . It is strategically located on one of the ecological crossroads in Europe being one of the most exciting wild areas in north-central Europe. Chilia, in the north, the longest, youngest, and most vigorous, with two secondary internal deltas and one microdelta in full process of formation at its mouth (to Ukraine). Of the fish, the most important are Tench (Tinca tinca), common bream (Abramis brama), common rudd (Scardinius erythropthalmus), Prussian carp (Carassius auratus gibelio), wels catfish (Silurus glanis), European perch (Perca fluviatilis), and northern pike (Esox lucius). Reed plants and floating reed islands (called plaur in Romania) are the most common and well known components of the Danube Delta. The regime had plans to transform the delta into a large agro-industrial zone. In the interior of the delta, the continental character of the climate is very pronounced. The modern Danube Delta began to form after 4000 BCE in a bay of the Black Sea when the sea rose to its present level. The R600 series is super portable so you can easily carry it with you, it is so affordable and has a ton of cool features including modularity and fast charging. In 1812, following the Russo-Turkish War, the borders of the Ottoman and Russian Empires were set by the Kilia and Old Stambul Channels of the Danube, and in 1829 by the St George Channel. One of Africa’s largest river systems reaches the Indian Ocean with less water and sediment today than in the past. Over 400 species of birds have their nests here and transform the delta into a very beautiful place, full of scenery and species. Over one million individual birds (swans, wild ducks, coots, etc.) The northwest winds cause frequent storms in spring and autumn. Over the past century, the Volga Delta has grown from 3,222 square kilometers (1,244 square miles) in 1880 to 27,224 square kilometers (10,511 square miles) today. The Ebro delta has grown rapidly—the historical rate of growth of the delta is demonstrated by the city of Amposta. Dunes on the most extensive strand plains of the delta (Letea and Caraorman strand plains) stand higher (12.4 m and 7 m respectively). View our range of luxury river cruises. However, the oil field overlapped with some areas of the nature reserve. It consists of an intricate pattern of marshes, channels, streamlets and lakes. River deltas of Europe by country (10 C) D Danube Delta (13 C, 231 F) EcoFlow Delta will even top-up a Tesla, putting an extra five miles between you and the marauding zombies of the apocalypse. This category has the following 12 subcategories, out of 12 total. Sulina, the central and thus the shortest arm, which consequently led to its extensive use for traffic and severe transformation. Italy’s largest river, the Po, flows through the Po Delta, accompanied by the Adige, in 6 branches into the sea. Winding across Central Germany, the Main River is formed by the joining of the Red Main and the White Main, meeting the Rhine River at the town of Mainz. There are 283 recorded species of birds (155 of which migrate to the delta from March to November) and at least 50 different species of fish. Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth. It is Europe’s largest river delta, situated where the Volga pours its fresh water and sediment into the northwest sector of the Caspian Sea. On the Letea levee, these exotic-looking forests grow especially in the depressions between the sand dunes, in small groves called hasmace. Find a Cruise / Tour Agent Portal Manage Booking River Cruises Destinations. Delta Electronics, Inc. Swathed in myth, the famous Rhine follows the path of medieval German towns, castles and verdant vineyards. Large-scale works began in the Danube Delta as early as the second half of the 19th century. Around 2,733 km2 of the delta are strictly protected areas. Request a quote & book a 2021 cruise today! Venture deep into the heartland of South East Asia with a 5 star luxury Scenic river cruise that offers a private balcony, and a river view for every guest. Vegetation of this ecosystem consists of the common reed (Phragmites communis) and, on near river banks, mace reed/cattail (Typha latifolia, Typha angustifolia), sedge (Carex dioica, Carex stricta), Dutch rush (Scirpus radicans, Schoenoplectus lacustris), and brook mint (Mentha aquatica), etc. Cancel Unsubscribe. As with this Familypedia wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License. Iordachi, Constantin, Van Assche, Kristof (2014) The Bio-Politics of the Danube Delta. Under the presidency of Yuschenko, who visited Romania in 2005, both sides agree that professionals should decide the fate of the channel. Statement Delta Electronics, Inc., has recently received customer inquiries about whether the companies listed in the following table are Delta Electronics’ subsidiaries or affiliated companies registered in Hong Kong. Europe; Africa; North America; 中文 ; Français; Русский; Deutsch; Español; عربي; 한국어; 日本語; Português; New high-speed railway goes into operation in Yangtze River Delta Source: Xinhua| 2020-12-30 15:36:06|Editor: huaxia. One of the company’s directors even uses the legal address of Delta’s subsidiary in mainland China. Explore Avalon's 2021 Europe, Asia & South America cruises. Find the right tour package for you through Red River Delta. Upon filling the bay with sediment, the delta advanced outside this barrier-blocked estuary after 3500 BCE, building several successive lobes: the St. George I (3500–1600 BCE), the Sulina (1600–0 BCE), the St. George II (0 BC–present) and the Chilia or Kilia (1600 CE–present). Jump to navigation Jump to search. The upper delta is home to several cities and towns, including the city of Astrakhan, which lies 100 kilometers (60 miles) from the shore. Caption by Sarah Deitrick, Jacobs, JETS Contract at NASA-JSC. This environment includes the lakes, and various ponds, streamlets and channels. Here are some drone photos of flamingos living in Gediz River Delta. With its unsurpassed global network, Delta, its Delta Connection® carriers, and Partner Airlines offer service to more than 1,000 destinations in over 60 countries on six continents. Very few of those born in the region stay there through adulthood; at the same time, the origins of its inhabitants vary widely, as people from many parts of Romania can be found in the delta. It is Europe’s largest river delta, situated where the Volga pours its fresh water and sediment into the northwest sector of the Caspian Sea. The total population has remained more or less constant throughout the 20th century; there were 12,000 inhabitants in the 1890s, and 14,000 before the Second World War. This comprises the arms of the Danube, and a series of its more important streamlets and channels. The average altitude is 0.52 m, with 20% of the territory below sea level, and more than half not exceeding one meter in altitude. In 1981, it was reorganized into the Natural Reserve "Danube Fluxes", and in 1998, it was extended into the Danube biosphere reserve. Water The most important are the tufted duck (Aythya fuligula), red-crested pochard (Netta rufina), mallard (Anas platyrhynchos), greylag goose (Anser anser), pygmy cormorant (Microcarbo pygmeus), purple heron (Ardea purpurea), great white egret (Egretta alba), little egret (Egretta garzetta), Eurasian spoonbill(Platalea leucorodia), great white pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus), Dalmatian pelican (Pelecanus crispus), mute swan (Cygnus olor), and glossy ibis (Plegadis falcinellus). The Nile River is the longest river in the world. Flight Center. 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