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the or (Polish and Czech Odra) is 866 km a long river, which flows by Tschechien , Poland and Germany to the Baltic Sea. As result of the Second World War it became starting from the inlet of the Neisse to Mescherin / Gryfino the Polish west border (“or Neisse line “). The middleDischarge amounts to 574 m ³ /s, with which the or to Rhine, Danube, Inn and Elbe the fifth-largest river in Germany is.
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you rises at the Lieselberg (tschech. Fidlův Kopec) in the mährischen Odergebirge, an eastern Ausläufer of the Sudeten with Olmütz (Olomouc), here forms it partially the border between Schlesien and Mähren, crossed behind Ostrau (Ostrava) the border between Tschechien and Poland and Breslau ( Wrocław ) flows by Schlesien and its capital.
Starting from the Neissemündung with Ratzdorf north of Guben in Brandenburg their center marksto north of Schwedt/or the border between Poland and Germany. Between Schwedt/or and Gartz (or) divides the or into the two arms Westoder (polarize.: Odra Zachodnia) and Ostoder (polarize.: Odra Wschodnia). The Westoder is to Mescherin border river,before it flows on like the Ostoder reciprocally on Polish territory. The downward gradient of last 30 km before Stettin amounts to only few centimeters. The or flows into the Stettiner Haff belonging to the Baltic Sea.
by straighteningshortened the or, which is passable of the Baltic Sea river upward by the Stettiner Haff until Stettin (Szczecin ) for sea-going vessels, for approximately 1850 from 1.040 km to 866 km length. 1997 came it to the last large Oderhochwasser.
major items: List of tributaries of the or
rights of tributaries
the or flows through or passes under others these regions:
- Country Lebus
- new Mark
- of Neuenhagener Oderinsel
- national park lower Odertal in the nature area “lower Odertalniederung”
(between island Wollin (Wolin) and the Polish mainland)
Swina - branch
(between island Wolin and island Usedom)
- Swinemünde (Świnoujście, Poland)
Peene - branch
(between island Usedom and the German mainland)
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