List of islands in the Danube

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This is a list of islands in the Danube River.

Name Location Area (km2) Population Notes
Ada Kaleh Romania/Serbia (0.7) (1,000~) Submerged in 1970 by Iron Gate dam;
Turkish exclave until 1923.
Ada Huja Belgrade, Serbia 5 200~ Peninsula since the 1950s
Balta Ialomiţei Romania 831
Belene Island Bulgaria 41 One-time location of Belene labour camp.
Ciocăneşti Island
Copanița Island Romania/Bulgaria 5~
Csepel Island Budapest & Pest C., Hungary 257 170,000
Danube Delta Romania 2,500~
(total area)
Two large landmasses and several smaller islands between the various arms and channels of the delta –
– North part (old names, 1867 - Leti & Tschatal islands)
– South part (old names, 1867 - S. Georg & Moische islands);
– (now part of the mainland - Dranova island);
– smaller islands (some bordering Ukraine) - incl.: Tătaru, Babina, Maican, Sacalin
Donauinsel Vienna, Austria 4 Artificial, created 1970s.
Great Brăila Island Romania 710 5,000
Great War Island Belgrade, Serbia 2 At the confluence of the Danube and Sava rivers.
Kaisermühlen(de)Bruckhaufen(de) Vienna, Austria 8 20,000~ Peninsula between the New Danube arm and the Old Danube(de) lake – until the late 19th Century, it consisted of several large, marshy islands.
Koviljski Rit Serbia 20~
Kozloduy Island Bulgaria 6
Krčedinska Ada
LeopoldstadtBrigittenau Vienna, Austria 25 180,000 Between the Danube and Danube Canal – until the late 19th Century, it consisted of what was then North Vienna and many small, marshy islands.
Lupa Island
Margaret Island Budapest, Hungary 1
Népsziget Budapest, Hungary 0.5 Turned into a peninsula.
Óbuda Island Budapest, Hungary 1 Hosts the annual Sziget Festival.
Ostrovul Mare, Islaz
Ostrvo (Kostolac) Serbia 60~
Sihoť Bratislava, Slovakia 2.35 Protected water source.
Szentendre Island
Szigetköz Hungary 375
Šarengrad Island Croatia/Serbia 5
Vardim Island Bulgaria 5~
Vukovar Island Croatia/Serbia 2
Žitný ostrov Slovakia 1,886 72,000~ Largest river island in Europe.

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