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Leze

The Leze is a river in southern France, a left tributary of the Ariege river. The river flows through the French departments of Ariege and Haute-Garonne.

                                               

Marne (river)

The Marne is a river in France. It is a right tributary of the Seine in the area east and southeast of Paris. Four departments are named after it: Haute-Marne, Marne, Seine-et-Marne and Val-de-Marne. The Marne is famous as the place of two battle ...

                                               

Moder (river)

The Moder starts in the Vosges mountains in the place called Moderfeld in the commune of Zittersheim, Bas-Rhin department, at an altitude of about 330 m 1.083 ft. From here, the Moder flows to the north and then turns to the southeast; in the fin ...

                                               

Nievre (Loire)

The Nievre is a small river in France, right tributary of the Loire river. It flows through the Nievre department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comte region. Two communes of the Nievre department have the name of the river in their names: Dompierre-su ...

                                               

Nive

The Nive is a French river that flows through the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department, Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. The river starts in the Pyrenees and is a left tributary of the Adour river.

                                               

Rhins

The Rhins starts in the Monts du Beaujolais, in the commune of Ranchal, Rhone department, at an altitude of about 760 m 2.493 ft. From here, the Rhins flows first to the south, then to the west and ends flowing to the northwest. The Rhins river f ...

                                               

Saone

The Saone is a river in eastern France. It is a right tributary of the Rhone river. It starts in the Vosges department amd joins the Rhone in the city of Lyon. Two French departments has the name of the river in their names: Haute-Saone and Saone ...

                                               

Savoureuse

The Savoureuse starts on the Ballon dAlsace, southern Vosges Mountains, in the commune of Lepuix, Territoire de Belfort department, at an elevation of about 1.190 m 3.904 ft. It flows from north to south through the Territoire de Belfort departme ...

                                               

Seine

The Seine is a river in France. It flows into the English Channel between Le Havre and Honfleur. It is 777 kilometres long. It is the second-longest river in France. Other important cities along its course are Paris, Troyes and Rouen. Its drainag ...

                                               

Seugne

The Seugne is a river in southwestern France and a left tributary of the Charente river. It flows through the Charente-Maritime department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

                                               

Siagne

The Siagne starts on the south side of the Audibergue mountain, in the commune of Escragnolles, Alpes-Maritimes department, at an elevation of about 1.367 m 4.485 ft. It then flows to the southwest through the departments of Alpes-Maritimes and V ...

                                               

Somme River

The Somme is a river in the north of France, in the Hauts-de-France region, and gives its name to the department called Somme. The name of the river is of Celtic origins, and refers to the tranquility of the river over much of its course. The riv ...

                                               

Sevre Nantaise

The Sevre Nantaise is a river in western France, a left tributary of the Loire river. It starts in the Deux-Sevres department named "Two Sevres" after this and the Sevre Niortaise river that flows through Niort and ends in the city of Nantes and ...

                                               

Sevre Niortaise

The Sevre Niortaise is a river in western France, flowing into the Atlantic Ocean. It starts in the Deux-Sevres department named "Two Sevres" after this and the Sevre Nantaise and flows through Niort that is the origin of the second part of the r ...

                                               

Tarn (river)

The source of the Tarn is on the Mont Lozere, in the Cevennes, southeastern Massif Central, in the commune of Le Pont-de-Montvert, Lozere department, at an altitude of about 1.560 m 5.118 ft. The Tarn flows to the southwest, in general, and passe ...

                                               

Tech (river)

The Tech is a river in southeastern France, close to the French-Spanish border. It runs through a valley in the department of the Pyrenees-Orientales, in the former Roussillon. Its drainage basin is the southernmost river basin of Metropolitan Fr ...

                                               

Têt (river)

The Têt is the largest river in Roussillon, southeastern France. The valley formed by the river, the Valley of the Têt, was named as Region of Art and History by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication.

                                               

Thouet

The Thouet is a river in western France, flowing through the Deux-Sevres and Maine-et-Loire departments, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine and Pays de la Loire regions. It is one of the last left tributary of the Loire river.

                                               

Truyere

The Truyere starts in the Margeride mountains, south-western Massif Central, north of Mende, in the "commune" of La Villedieu Lozere department, at an altitude of about 1.460 m 4.790 ft. The Truyere flows to the west, in general, and passes throu ...

                                               

Vanne (river)

The Vanne is a river in eastern France that flows through the Aube and Yonne departments, in the Grand Est and Bourgogne-Franche-Comte regions. The Vanne is a right tributary of the Yonne river.

                                               

Var (river)

The Var is a river in southeastern France. It is a right tributary of the Rhone river.It gave its name to the French department of Var. It is a unique case in France of a river not flowing in the department named after it

                                               

Viaur

The Viaur river starts on the sides of the Puech del Pal in the commune Vezins-de-Levezou, in the Aveyron department, at an altitude of 1.070 m 3.510 ft. The Viaur passes through the departments and towns of: Tarn-et-Garonne: Laguepie Tarn: Pampe ...

                                               

Vienne (river)

The Vienne is one of the most important rivers in southwestern France, a main left tributary of the lower Loire river. It supports numerous hydroelectric dams. It flows through the Nouvelle-Aquitaine and Centre-Val de Loire regions, and two Frenc ...

                                               

Vezere

The Vezere is a river of southwestern France that flows through the Correze and Dordogne, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. It is a right tributary of the Dordogne river. The valley of the Vezere river is known for its prehistoric cave systems, w ...

                                               

Yonne (river)

The Yonne is a river in the northern half of France. It flows mainly through the western part of the Bourgogne-Franche-Comte region, giving its name to the Yonne department and to several communes. It is the main left tributary of the Seine river ...

                                               

Yevre

The Yevre is a river in central France. It is a right tributary of the Cher river. It flows through the Cher department in the Centre-Val de Loire region.

                                               

Zorn (river)

The Zorn starts in the Vosges mountains in the commune of Walscheid, Moselle department as the Yellow Zorn French: Zorn Jaune, German: Gelber Zorn at an altitude of about 830 m 2.723 ft. The Yellow Zorn becomes the Zorn after its confluence with ...

                                               

Mures River

These rivers are tributaries to the river Mures: Left: Pietrosu, Carbunele Negru, Senetea, Fierastraul, Paraul lui Mihai, Sumuleul Mare, Borzont, Bacta, Limbus, Paraul Pietrei, Sineu, Martonca, Galautas, Gaina, Zapodea, Magherus, Papurel, Marsine ...

                                               

Tisza

The Tisza is one of the major rivers of Central Europe. It starts in Ukraine, with the White Tisza in the Chornohora and Black Tisza in the Gorgany range, and flows partially along the Romanian border. It then enters Hungary at Tiszabecs and pass ...

                                               

Hvita

Hvita is a river in Iceland that starts at the Hvitarvatn glacier lake on the Langjokull glacier in the highlands of Iceland at 64°37′N 19°50′W. The river flows for 40 kilometres before dropping down into a narrow gorge at the Gullfoss waterfall. ...

                                               

Chambal River

The Chambal River is a tributary of the Yamuna River in central India. It forms a significant portion of the Greater Gangetic drainage arrangement.The river passes through the states of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh. Major tributar ...

                                               

Shyok River

The Shyok River is a river flowing through Disputed Area Ladakh and the Northern Areas of Pakistan. Shyok river originates from the Rimo glacier, one of the tongues of Siachen Glacier and becomes very wide at the confluence with the Nubra River. ...

                                               

River Liffey

The Liffey is a river in Ireland. It flows through the centre of Dublin. The river supplies much of Dublins water. Major rivers that flow into the Liffey are the River Dodder, the River Poddle and the River Camac.

                                               

Jordan River

The Jordan River is a river in Southwest Asia that flows through the Great Rift Valley into the Dead Sea. Many people think it is one of the worlds most sacred rivers. It is 251 kilometres 156 mi long. Its tributaries are: The Banias Hebrew: חרמו ...

                                               

Adige

The Adige is an Italian river that starts in the Alps in the province of South Tyrol near the Italian border with Austria and Switzerland, flowing through most of Northeast Italy to the Adriatic Sea. It is the second Italian river by length after ...

                                               

Arno

The river begins on Mount Falterona in the Casentino area of the Apennines. It first takes a curve to the south. The river turns to the west near Arezzo. It passes through Florence, Empoli and Pisa, then flows into the Tyrrhenian Sea at the Marin ...

                                               

Aterno-Pescara

The Aterno-Pescara is the longest river in the Abruzzo region and the one with largest watershed, 3.190 km 2 of the rivers that flow into the Adriatic Sea south of the Reno river. The river starts as Aterno on the Monti della Laga a mountain rang ...

                                               

Brenta (river)

The Brenta is an important river in northeastern Italy. It begins near the Caldonazzo and Levico lakes in Trentino-Alto Adige/Sudtirol and flows for more of 174 kilometres into the Adriatic Sea to the south of the city of Venice.

                                               

Dora Baltea

Dora Baltea or Doire Baltee, is a river in northern Italy. It is a left-hand tributary of the Po River, and is about 168.3 km long.

                                               

Esino

The Esino is a river in the Marche region of central Italy. It is one of the most important river in the region because the size of its drainage basin. There is another river, but smaller, in the Province of Lecco, Lombardy.

                                               

Foglia

The Foglia is the northernmost river of the Marche region of Italy. In ancient times it was known as Pisaurus, as it flows into the Adriatic Sea at Pisaurum modern Pesaro, the last important trading centre along the river. It was also known as th ...

                                               

Isonzo

The Isonzo/Soca is a river that flows through western Slovenia and northeastern Italy. An Alpine river in character, its source lies in the Julian Alps in Slovenia and enters the Adriatic Sea close to the Italian town of Monfalcone.

                                               

Liri

The Liri is one of the main rivers in central Italy that flows through the Abruzzo and Lazio regions. It flows into the Tyrrhenian Sea under the name Garigliano.

                                               

Marecchia

The Marecchia is a river of the Emilia-Romagna region. The city of Rimini gets its name from the Latin name of the river. Its low course marks the end of the Padan Plain Italian: Pianura Padana.

                                               

Nera (Italy)

The Nera is a river in central Italy that starts in the Marche region but flows mainly through the Umbria region. It is the main tributary of the Tiber river.

                                               

Ofanto

The Ofanto river starts in the Apennines mountains, within the Irpinia a historical region of the southern Apennines around Avellino, at an elevation of about 715 m 2.346 ft, in the comune of Torella dei Lombardi, Province of Avellino, Campania. ...

                                               

Panaro

The Panaro is a river of northeastern Italy, the last important right tributary of the Po river. It starts in the Northern Apennines mountain range and flows through the Emilia-Romagna region.

                                               

Piave

The Piave is a river in northern Italy. It begins in the Alps and flows southeast for more of 220 kilometres into the Adriatic Sea near the city of Venice. It is the longest river of the Veneto region.

                                               

Po (river)

The Po is a river that flows 652 kilometers eastward across northern Italy, from Monviso to the Adriatic Sea near Venice. It has a drainage area of 71.000 km² and is the longest river in Italy. It goes through many important Italian towns, includ ...

                                               

Reno (river)

The Reno is a river of northeastern Italy that starts in the Northern Apennines mountain range in Tuscany but flows mainly through the Emilia-Romagna region. It is one of the longest river in Italy.