Danubian Lowland

  • Danubian Lowland

The Danubian Lowland or Danube valley (Slovak Podunajská nížina ) denotes that part of the Little Hungarian Plain between the Danube, the Little Carpathians and the rest of the West Carpathians, ie the part of the Little Hungarian Plain, which is located on the territory of Slovakia.

Geomorphological forms seen it along with the Neusiedler Basin in Austria and the Raaber pool ( Gyori - medence ) in Hungary, a unit, but is still treated separately in the rule.

It provides a large-scale tectonic depression is filled with 100 to 350 meters high deposits from the age of the Quaternary, and consists of two parts:

  • Danube hills ( Podunajská pahorkatina ) in the north
  • Danube plain ( Podunajská rovina ) in the south

Many settlements are located in this largely agricultural area, the administrative centers provide the cities have Topoľčany, Nové Zámky, Komárno, Levice, Dunajská Streda and Galánta dar. These are at the same time economic and trade centers (mills, breweries, etc.) in the region. In the Danubian Lowland, there are also many old wine-growing cities such as Jur, Pezinok and Modra as well as medicinal and health resorts such as Piešťany or Dudince.

In the south of the plain, especially at the Rye Island, there is a large minority of the Magyars.

  • Geography (Slovakia )