It lies on an open plain on the river Regnitz, 2 m.
Among its affluents are the Elster, Regnitz and Orla on the right bank, and the Ilm, Unstrut, Salza, Wipper and Bode on the left.
Long) proceeds to Bamberg on the Regnitz, thus establishing communication between the Danube and the Rhine.
REGNITZ, a river of Germany, and a left-bank tributary of the Main, the most important river of the province of Lower Bavaria.
Here it receives from the south-east the waters of its chief tributary, the Regnitz, and enters upon its middle course.
It is navigable from the confluence of the Regnitz, 240 m.
The principal canal is the Ludwigskanal, which connects the Rhine with the Danube, extending from Bamberg on the Regnitz to Dietfurt on the Altmuhl.
ERLANGEN, a town of Germany, in the kingdom of Bavaria, on a fertile plain, at the confluence of the Schwabach and the Regnitz, 11 m.
FURTH, a manufacturing town of Germany, in the kingdom of Bavaria, at the confluence of the Pegnitz with the Regnitz, 5 m.