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Isar(ē`zär), river, 160 mi (257 km) long, rising in the Tyrol, W Austria, and flowing NE through S central Germany, past Munich, to the Danube River. There are more than 25 large hydroelectric plants below Munich.
river in the Federal Republic of Germany (sources in Austria), a right-bank tributary of the Danube. Length, 283 km; basin area, 9,000 sq km.
The Isar rises in the Tyrolian Alps and flows into Bavaria. The lowest water level is in winter; in summer there are flash floods. The average rate of flow at the mouth is 185 cu m per sec. Logs are floated on the river. The city of Munich is situated on the Isar.