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The Ihle is a small, (today) about 30 km long former tributary of the Elbe in Jerichower Land in Saxony-Anhalt. It rises east of Luebars on the verge of flaming. A direct source but there is no, the river formed from several water outlets in the headwaters. The Ihle is fed mainly from small meadow streams and seepage ditches, the only significant tributary is the chamber Forth ditch, which in the amount of the former Jürgen mill ( former fulling mill the cloth-making, and later fur farm with pond management - decommissioned by 1990), leads to the Ihle. The river flows through the districts Hohenziatz and Lüttgenziatz the city Möckern, as well as the location of the university Friedensau and location Grabow, which also belong to Möckern. Subsequently, the Ihle flows through the county town castle and ends there (today) in the Elbe- Havel Canal (also Ihlekanal or Plau channel). The original course of the river to the Elbe was in 18-19. Century with the construction of the Ihle Canal, which largely followed its course, lost. To this day, about 10 km northeast of the castle town located Ihleburg with his name on this old river course.

Until the 20th century the river was used intensively for the drapers and tannery. This is evidenced even today remains formerly existing mills and their dams. Numerous place names, such as Jürgen Mühle, Mountain Mill, Victoria Mill, etc. prove this time of economic use. Today the river is economical without major significance. The only one on the river still existing mill is the mill " brawler " Burger district Gütter which however electric ( wind turbine ) is operated.

In the Ihle numerous species of fish. Thus, among others: roach, ide, chub, pike and, in the upper reaches, brook trout.