|Cities||Stuttgart, Heilbronn, Heidelberg, Mannheim|
|Location||Black Forest (Germany)|
|Elevation||88 m (289 ft)|
|Basin size||13,928 km²|
(5,378 sq mi)
|Average in Mannheim||145 m³/s|
(5,100 cu ft/s)
The Neckar is a river located in the west of Germany, mainly in the state of Baden-Württemberg. The river is about 362 km (225 mi) length and it is a major right tributary of the Rhine. It is navigable for cargo ships via 27 locks for about 200 kilometers (120 mi) and it allows to connect the river port of Stuttgart, Heilbronn and Mannheim to the Rhine.