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Encyclopedia > Nera River (Danube)
Nera (Нера)
Origin Semenic mountains, Romania
Mouth Danube at Stara Palanka, Romanian-Serbian border
Basin countries Romania, Serbia
Length 124 km
Basin area 1,240 km²

The Nera (Romanian: Nera, Serbian: Nera or Нера, Hungarian: Néra) is a 124 km long river in Romania and Serbia, left tributary of the Danube. This article does not cite its references or sources. ... The Danube (ancient Danuvius, ancient Greek Istros) is the longest river of the European Union and Europes second-longest[3] (after the Volga). ... Anthem: Bože pravde (English: God of Justice) Capital (and largest city) Belgrade Official languages Serbian written with the Cyrillic alphabet1 Government Republic  - President Boris Tadić  - Prime Minister Vojislav KoÅ¡tunica Establishment    - Formation 8th century   - Independence c. ... A drainage basin is the area within the drainage basin divide (yellow outline), and drains the surface runoff and river discharge (blue lines) of a contiguous area. ... Anthem: Bože pravde (English: God of Justice) Capital (and largest city) Belgrade Official languages Serbian written with the Cyrillic alphabet1 Government Republic  - President Boris Tadić  - Prime Minister Vojislav KoÅ¡tunica Establishment    - Formation 8th century   - Independence c. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... River Gambia flowing through Niokolokoba National Park A river is a large natural waterway. ... Anthem: Bože pravde (English: God of Justice) Capital (and largest city) Belgrade Official languages Serbian written with the Cyrillic alphabet1 Government Republic  - President Boris Tadić  - Prime Minister Vojislav KoÅ¡tunica Establishment    - Formation 8th century   - Independence c. ... The Danube (ancient Danuvius, ancient Greek Istros) is the longest river of the European Union and Europes second-longest[3] (after the Volga). ...

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Romania

The Nera rises in the Semenic mountains, the easternmost part of the Banat region, south of the city of Reşiţa, in the Caraş-Severin County of Romania. The river flows straight to the south from the Piatra Grozbe peak, under which it springs. Reaching the village of Borlovenii Vechi, the Nera turns southwest, flowing between the Semenic and Banat mountains. In this section, the Nera receives its left tributary, the Rudăria, and passes next to many villages (Prilipeţ, Dalboşeţ, Moceriş), until it reaches Şopotu-Nou, where it sharply turns to the northwest, still curving around the Semenic mountains. It passes next to the villages of Sasca Română, Sasca Montana, Slatina Nera and Naidăş, at which point it becomes the border river between Romania and Serbia and Montenegro for the remaining 27 km. Banat (Romanian: Banat; Serbian: Банат or Banat; German: Banat; Hungarian: Bánát or Bánság; Slovak: Banát) is a geographical and historical region in Southeastern Europe divided among three countries: the eastern part belongs to Romania (the counties of TimiÅŸ, CaraÅŸ-Severin, Arad, and MehedinÅ£i), the western... County CaraÅŸ-Severin County Status County capital Mayor Liviu Spătaru, National Liberal Party , since 2004 Population (2002) 83,985 Geographical coordinates , Web site http://www. ... CaraÅŸ-Severin (IPA: ; Serbian and Croatian: KaraÅ¡-Severin/Караш Северин, Hungarian: Krassó-Szörény) is a county (judet) of Romania, in historical region Banat, with the capital city at ReÅŸiÅ£a. ...


Border River

In the border section, the Nera flows through the depression of Bela Crkva (Belocrkvanska kotlina; Cyrillic: Белоцркванска котлина), and settlements on the Romanian side include Lescoviţa, Zlatiţa and Socol, while on the Serbian side there is only one village on the river itself, Kusić, with several settlements in the vicinity of the river: Kaluđerovo, the town of Bela Crkva, Vračev Gaj and Banatska Palanka. At Vračev Gaj the river turns south and empties into the Danube near the village of Stara Palanka. The Orthodox church The St. ... The Orthodox church Vračev Gaj (Врачев Гај) is a village in Serbia. ... Banatska Palanka (Банатска Паланка) is a village in Serbia. ...


In the final section, the Nera is 20-40 m wide with varying depths, and as the riverbed is made mostly of gravel, it spills over in series of limans, filled with murky waters. The mouth itself is a popular fishing spot. Gravel being unloaded from a barge Gravel is rock that is of a certain grain size range. ... Landsat satellite photo of limans along the Black Sea coast Liman forming the Dnieper and Southern Bug river estuaries Dniester Liman forming the Dniester river estuary Liman (Russian: ) is a name for a long, narrow bay or lagoon constituting the estuary of a river, formed from a drowned river valley. ...


The Nera drains an area of 1,240 km², belongs to the Black Sea drainage basin and it is not navigable. NASA satelite image of the Black Sea Map of the Black Sea The Black Sea is an inland sea between southeastern Europe and Anatolia that is actually a distant arm of the Atlantic Ocean by way of the Mediterranean Sea. ... A drainage basin is the area within the drainage basin divide (yellow outline), and drains the surface runoff and river discharge (blue lines) of a contiguous area. ...


See also

This is a list of rivers flowing in Romania. ... This is a list of the rivers of Serbia, either they are flowing entirely or partially within Serbia proper, or just being a border rivers. ...

References

  • Mala Prosvetina Enciklopedija, Third edition (1985); Prosveta; ISBN 86-07-00001-2
  • Jovan Đ. Marković (1990): Enciklopedijski geografski leksikon Jugoslavije; Svjetlost-Sarajevo; ISBN 86-01-02651-6

 
 

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