What are some facts about the Rhine River?

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Rhine River is a source of drinking water and is also used as a major transport route by shipping companies. It is the longest and most important river in Europe; it runs for over 1,232 km from its source in the Swiss Alps issuing from the Rheinwaldhorn glacier at 3,353 above sea level. It flows through 6 countries: Austria, Switzerland, and principality of Liechtenstein, Germany, France and the Netherlands.
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It is used above all for transport and also for hydro-electric power, irrigation, tourism etc.
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the rhine river ends in the north sea near rotterdam, netherlands. it is usually used as a shipping route across europe (somewhat like a canal, except god made it, not mankind) at
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Rotterdam, at the mouth of the
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it could be used for a trade route and cruises.
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River Rhine is one of the longest and most important rivers in Europe. In Southern Germany, it is a source of drinking water. Through Europe it is a major transport route, transporting goods and raw materials by ship. As the Rhine enters Germany, it becomes the border between Germany and France.
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The River Rhine is one of longest in Europe flowing through six countries: Switzerland, Principality of Liechtenstein, Austria, Germany, France and the Netherlands ...
The Rhine River is located in Europe and begins at Rheinwaldhorn Glacier in Swiss Alps, flowing towards north and east. The majority of the river is in Germany ...
River Rhine passes through the following countries; Liechtenstein, Austria, Germany, France, and Netherlands. It is navigable from the North Sea to Basel, Switzerland ...
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