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Danubian Lowland

  Danubian Lowland
The Serbian lowland is treated under Danube Plain (Serbia)

The Danubian Lowland or Danube Lowland (Slovak: Podunajská nížina) is the name of the part of Little Alföld (Slovak: Malá dunajská kotlina) situated in Slovakia, located between the Danube, the Little Carpathians and all other parts of the Western Carpathians.

In terms of geomorphology, it forms one unit together with the Neusiedl Basin (Neusiedler Becken) in Austria and the Győr Basin (Győri-medence) in Hungary.

It is an extensive tectonic depression filled with layers of Neogene Quaternary to a height of between 100 and 350 meters.

It consist of the following two parts:

Many urban and other settlements can be found in this primarily agricultural area. The towns Topoľčany, Nové Zámky, Komárno, Levice, Dunajská Streda and Galanta are administrative centers. They are centers of industry and the processing of agricultural products (mills, breweries etc.). Old wine growing towns (Svätý Jur, Pezinok, Modra) and health resorts (Piešťany, Dudince) can be also found in the lowland. See the articles of the two subdivisions for further information.

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