Iron Gate of the Danube

The Iron Gates is a gorge on the river . It forms part of the boundary between and . In the broad sense it encompasses a route of 134 km; in the narrow sense it only encompasses the last barrier on this route, just beyond the Romanian city…

Notable Places in the Area

The Hydroelectric Power Station is the largest dam on the river and one of the largest hydro power plants in . is situated 1½ km southeast of Iron Gate of the Danube. Photo: Denis Barthel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Archaeological site
The is a Roman castrum built in 100-101 AD, located in , in eastern . is situated 3½ km southeast of Iron Gate of the Danube. Photo: CrniBombarder!!!, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a in the municipality of , . is situated 5 km southeast of Iron Gate of the Danube.

is a in the municipality of , Serbia. is situated 7 km south of Iron Gate of the Danube.

is a in the municipality of , . is situated 7 km southeast of Iron Gate of the Danube.

Iron Gate of the Danube

44.6797° or 44° 40' 46.7" north
22.5154° or 22° 30' 55.3" east
65 metres (213 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Armenian: Երկաթե դարպասներ
  • Azerbaijani: Dəmirqapı
  • Bashkir: Тимер ҡапҡалар
  • Basque: Burdinazko Ateak
  • Belarusian: Жалезная брама
  • Belarusian: Жалезныя Вароты
  • Belarusian: Жалезныя вароты
  • Bulgarian: Железни врата
  • Bulgarian: Желязна врата
  • Catalan: Portes de Ferro
  • Chinese: 鐵門
  • Chinese: 铁门
  • Croatian: Đerdapska klisura
  • Czech: Železná vrata
  • Danish: Jernlågerne
  • Danish: Jernporten
  • Dutch: IJzeren Poort
  • English: Iron Gate
  • English: Iron Gates
  • Esperanto: Fera Pordo
  • Esperanto: Ferpordo
  • Esperanto: Porţile de Fier
  • Estonian: Raudvärav
  • Estonian: Raudväravad
  • Finnish: Rautaportti
  • French: Portes de Fer
  • French: portes de Fer
  • Georgian: რკინის ჭიშკარი
  • German: Eisernes Tor
  • German: Kazan-Engen
  • Greek: Σιδηρές Πύλες
  • Greek: Σιδηρές πύλες
  • Hebrew: שער הברזל
  • Hebrew: שערי הברזל
  • Hungarian: Vaskapu-szoros
  • Italian: Porte di ferro
  • Japanese: 鉄門
  • Japanese: 鉄門峡
  • Korean: 철문
  • Latvian: Dzelzs vārti
  • Lithuanian: Geležiniai Vartai
  • Macedonian: Ѓердапска Клисура
  • Macedonian: Железна Врата
  • Norwegian: Jernporten
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Jernporten
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Demirkapı
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Eisernes Tor
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Jarnporten
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Jernporten
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Jernporten i Donau
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Porţile de Fier
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Sjtsjelzni Vrata
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Vaskapu
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Đerdapska klisura
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Ђердапска клисура
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Железни врата
  • Persian: دروازه‌های آهنین
  • Polish: Żelazna Brama
  • Portuguese: Desfiladeiro de de Kazan
  • Portuguese: Gargantas de Kazan
  • Portuguese: Porta de Ferro
  • Portuguese: Portas de Ferro
  • Romanian: Portile de fier
  • Romanian: Porţile de Fier
  • Romanian: Porțile de Fier
  • Romanian: Đerdap
  • Russian: Джердапское ущелье
  • Russian: Железные Ворота
  • Russian: Железные ворота
  • Serbian: Đerdapska klisura
  • Serbian: Ђердапска клисура
  • Serbian: Гвоздена врата
  • Serbo-Croatian: Đerdapska klisura
  • Serbo-Croatian: Ђердапска клисура
  • Slovak: Železné vráta
  • Spanish: Derdap
  • Spanish: Puertas de Hierro
  • Spanish: Đerdap
  • Swedish: Djerdap
  • Swedish: Järnporten
  • Swedish: Đerdap
  • Turkish: Demirkapı
  • Turkish: Tuna Demirkapısı
  • Ukrainian: Залізні Ворота
  • Western Frisian: Izeren Poarte
  • Dealul Klisura
  • Eisenernes Tor
  • Gvozdena Vrata
  • Klissura Derdap
  • La Cazane
  • Porţile de Fer
  • Trecători Porţile de Fier
  • Ðerdap

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