Dahme (river)

Dahme (River)


Dahme (river)

to get instant updates about 'Dahme (River)' on your MyPage. Meet other similar minded people. Its Free!


All Updates

The Dahme is a river that flows through the Brandenburg and Berlin states of Germany. It is a left bank tributary of the River Spree and is approximately in length.


The source of the Dahme is near the eponymous town Dahme. According to the BBC documentary series " A Warning From History" episode titled "The Nazis: Fighting to the End," in 1945 much of the town of Dahme was flattened by the Red Army in reprisal for earlier Nazi German excesses in the Soviet Union ---and an estimated 900 Dahme townspeople drowned themselves in the river to escape the oppression and war rapes by the occupying Soviet forces.

The river flows north through the towns of Märkisch Buchholz and Prieros. At Märkisch Buchholz the river is joined by the Dahme Flood Relief Canal that diverts water from the upper reaches of the River Spree at Leibsch. At Prieros the Dahme is joined by two tributaries, the Storkower Gewässer on the right bank and the Teupitzer Gewässer on the left bank. Both of these tributaries comprise a chain of linked lakes.

North of Prieros the Dahme flows through a number of lakes, including the Dolgenzee, Krüpelsee and Krimnicksee before reaching the city of Königs Wusterhausen. The fjord-like Zernsdorfer Lankensee joins the Krüpelsee as a right-bank tributary. At Königs Wusterhausen the River Notte joins as a left-bank tributary.

Downstream of Königs Wusterhausen the river is linked to...
Read More

No feeds found

wait Posting your question. Please wait!...


No messages found
Tell your friends >
about this page
 Create a new Page
for companies, colleges, celebrities or anything you like.Get updates on MyPage.
Create a new Page
 Find your friends
  Find friends on MyPage from