13 Amazing artificial island in the world


1.Donauinsel (Danube Island) – Vienna

The Donauinsel (Danube Island) is a long, narrow island in central Vienna, Austria, lying between the Danube river and the parallel excavated channel Neue Donau (“New Danube”). The island is 21.1 km (13.1 mi) in length, but is only 70–120 m (230–394 ft) broad. The New Danube waterway is practically an elongated (swimming) lake, technically a diluvian bed.To most visitors, the island is known as a recreational area with bars, restaurants and nightclubs. It has sports opportunities from rollerblading, cycling and swimming to canoeing. There is one beach that, in its beginning, felt so exotic that it was soon nicknamed the “Copa Cagrana” as a humoristic allusion to Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana.