of the Ebro (lat. Iberus, splinter Ebro, kat. Ebre, probably derived from baskischen ibar, “valley, river valley”) is a large river in the north of Spain. The length of the Ebro amounts to approx. a surface of 83.500 km possesses 930 km, its catchment area ²
the river rises in the Kantabri mountains in the place Fontibre (out lat. hair dryer width unit iberis, “Ebroquellen”) in the proximity of the city Reinosa (approx. and Tarragona flows to 100 km south of Santander) in the province Kantabrien under formation of a Mündungsdeltas into the Mediterranean in close proximity to Tortosa in the province.The delta of the Ebro is since 1983 a nature park. The Ebro forms the central drainage vein of the Ebro basin lain between the Pyreneeses and Iberi border mountains. The river is accumulated by several dams and is hardly navigable.
Most important tributaries:
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Río Aguas Limpias
Río San Martín
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