At its deepest point, the Danube River is about 26.25 feet deep, while at its shallowest, it reaches a depth of approximately 2 feet. At its widest point, the river has about 4,921 feet between each bank.
After the Volga River, the Danube River is the second-longest river in Europe, measuring a length of about 1,775 miles. The entire Danube River Basin has an area of 498,006 square miles. The river begins in Germany and ends in Bratislava in Slovakia, where it meets the Black Sea. The river current flows at a rate between 5 and 5.5 miles per hour.