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Indre (river)

The Indre is a 279.3 km long river in central France, a left tributary to the Loire. Its source is in the department of Cher, near Preveranges. It flows through the departments of Cher, Indre and Indre-et-Loire. It flows generally northwest, thro ...

                                               

Indrois

The Indrois is a 59.5-kilometre long river in the Indre and Indre-et-Loire departments in central France. Its source is at Villegouin. It flows generally northwest. It is a right tributary of the Indre, into which it flows at Azay-sur-Indre.

                                               

Isle (river)

The Isle is a 255-kilometre long river in south-western France, right tributary of the Dordogne. Its source is in the north-western Massif Central, near the town Nexon. It flows south-west through the following departements and towns: Dordogne: P ...

                                               

Iton

Iton is a river in Normandy, France, left tributary of the river Eure. Its source is near Moulins-la-Marche. For about 10 km between Orvaux and Glisolles, it disappears and pursues a subterranean course. The Iton flows through the following depar ...

                                               

Lac de Pareloup

At an elevation of 805 m, its surface area is 12.6 km². The impermeable granite rocks are very suitable for water capture though the undulating landscape alone does not allow the vertical drops needed for power generation. However, in 1950 the ba ...

                                               

Larcis

The Arcis or Larcis is a river in Southwestern France. It is a right tributary of the Leez, originating in the commune Luc-Armau in the east of the Pyrenees-Atlantiques. It joins the Leez in Lannux, in the French departement of the Gers. It is 34 ...

                                               

Lauter (Rhine)

The Lauter is a river in Germany and France. The Lauter is a left tributary of the Rhine. Its length is 55 kilometres 34 mi. It is formed by the confluence of two headstreams Scheidbach and Wartenbach north of Hinterweidenthal in the Palatine For ...

                                               

Lay (river)

The Lay is a 120 km long river in the Vendee departement, western France. Its source is at Saint-Pierre-du-Chemin. It flows generally southwest. It flows into the Bay of Biscay between La Faute-sur-Mer and LAiguillon-sur-Mer, 20 km northwest of L ...

                                               

Layon

The Layon is a 89.9 km long river in the Deux-Sevres and Maine-et-Loire departments in western France. Its source is near Saint-Maurice-la-Fougereuse. It flows generally northwest. It is a left tributary of the Loire, into which it flows near Cha ...

                                               

Leysse

The Leysse is the river which crosses the city of Chambery, Savoie, France. At its entrance into the city, it goes underground in a channel of about 1 km.

                                               

Leze

The Leze is a 70.3 km- long river in the Ariege and Haute-Garonne departements, southwestern France. Its source is in La Bastide-de-Serou. It flows generally north. It is a left tributary of the Ariege into which it flows between Labarthe-sur-Lez ...

                                               

Lignon du Forez

The Lignon du Forez is a 58.9 km long river in the Loire department, east-central France. Its source is near Chalmazel. It flows generally east. It is a left tributary of the Loire into which it flows near Feurs.

                                               

Lignon du Velay

The Lignon du Velay is an 85.1-kilometre long river in the Ardeche and Haute-Loire departments, south-central France. Its source is near Chaudeyrolles. It flows generally north. It is a right tributary of the Loire, into which it flows at Pont de ...

                                               

Lizonne

The Lizonne, also called the Nizonne, is a 60.5 km long river in the Dordogne and Charente departments in southwestern France. Its source is near Moreliere, a hamlet in Sceau-Saint-Angel. It flows generally southwest. It is a right tributary of t ...

                                               

Loing

The Loing is a 142 km long river in central France, a left tributary of the Seine. Its source is in Sainte-Colombe-sur-Loing, in the south of the Yonne department, and it flows into the Seine in Saint-Mammes, near Moret-sur-Loing. Its main tribut ...

                                               

Loir

The Loir is a 317 km long river in western France. It is a left tributary of the Sarthe. Its source is in the Eure-et-Loir department, north of Illiers-Combray. It joins the river Sarthe in Briollay, north of the city of Angers. It is indirectly ...

                                               

Loue (Isle)

The Loue is a 51 km long river in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of France. It is a tributary of the Isle, itself a tributary of the Dordogne. The source of the river is in the commune of Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche in the Massif Central. It runs throu ...

                                               

Lunain

The Lunain is a 51.4 km long river in the Yonne and Seine-et-Marne departments in north-central France. It is a right tributary of the Loing. Its source is in Yonne, less than 3 km 1.9 mi south-west of Egriselles-le-Bocage. It joins the Loing at ...

                                               

Luy de Bearn

The source of the Luy de Bearn is at the base of the plateau of Ger, east of Pau. It flows north-west through the Chalosse region and joins the Luy de France to form the Luy below the castle of Gaujacq.

                                               

Luzege

The Luzege is a 64.1 km long river in the Correze departement, south-central France. Its source is on the Plateau de Millevaches, in Meymac, 7 km north-northwest of the town. It flows generally south. It is a right tributary of the Dordogne into ...

                                               

Madeleine (river)

Madeleine is a river in north eastern France, in the Territoire de Belfort departement. It is 25 km long, and its basin area is 92 km². It begins in the Vosges mountains, near the commune of Lamadeleine-Val-des-Anges. It joins the river Saint-Nic ...

                                               

Madon

The Madon is a 96.9-kilometre long river in the Vosges and Meurthe-et-Moselle departements, northeastern France. Its source is near Viomenil. It flows generally north. It is a left tributary of the Moselle into which it flows at Pont-Saint-Vincen ...

                                               

Mare (river)

The Mare is a 29.5 km river in the Herault department in southern France, which rises in the Caroux-Espinouse hills. The rivers source is above Castanet-le-Haut in the Parc naturel regional du Haut-Languedoc. The river passes through Saint-Gervai ...

                                               

Maronne

The Maronne is a 92.6-kilometre long river in the Cantal and Correze departments in south central France. Its source is several small streams joining near Recusset, a hamlet in Saint-Paul-de-Salers. It flows generally west. It is a left tributary ...

                                               

Menoge

The Menoge is a French river found in the Haute-Savoie department. Its source is near the Col des Moise, and flows into the Arve just before Annemasse. It is 30.2 km long. Its tributaries are: Brevon de Saxel confluence at Boege Le Foron de Filli ...

                                               

Meouge

The Meouge, is a 39-kilometre river in the Rhone-Alpes region of the south of France. It rises in the Drome near the town of Sederon and crosses into the Hautes-Alpes at Barret-sur-Meouge where it carves the spectacular tourist attraction, the Go ...

                                               

Merantaise

The Merantaise is a small river in southern Ile-de-France, left tributary of the Yvette, which is a tributary of the Orge. Its source is in Voisins-le-Bretonneux, near Versailles, in the Yvelines department.

                                               

Meu

The Meu is an 84.1 km long river in the Cotes-dArmor and Ille-et-Vilaine departements, north western France. Its source is at Saint-Vran, 2.4 km west of the village. It flows generally southeast. It is a right tributary of the Vilaine into which ...

                                               

Meurthe (river)

The Meurthe is a river in north-eastern France, right tributary to the river Moselle. Its source is in the Vosges mountains, near the Col de la Schlucht in the Vosges departement, from where it flows in an overall north-westerly direction. Its na ...

                                               

Moder (river)

The Moder is a river in northeastern France; it begins in Zittersheim and ends at the river Rhine. It is 82.1 km long.

                                               

Mortagne (river)

The Mortagne is a 74.6-kilometre long river in the Vosges and Meurthe-et-Moselle departements, northeastern France. Its source is at Saint-Leonard, 5 km west of the village, in the Vosges Mountains. It flows generally northwest. It is a left trib ...

                                               

Ne (river)

The Ne flows through 28 towns and 7 cantons: In upstream to downstream order, Becheresse source, Voulgezac, Perignac, Blanzac-Porcheresse, Saint-Leger, Pereuil, Ladiville, Nonaville, Vignolles, Viville, Saint-Medard, Touzac, Barbezieux-Saint-Hila ...

                                               

Nied

The Nied is a river in Lorraine, France, and Saarland, Germany. It is a left tributary of the Saar. It is formed where two streams converge: the Nied allemande and the Nied française, which join in Conde-Northen. The "Nied française" is the bigge ...

                                               

Nive

The Nive is a French river that flows through the French Basque Country. It is a left tributary of the river Adour. The rivers source in the Pyrenees in Lower Navarre. The river Nive was made famous by the Le petit Nicolas series.

                                               

Nonette (river)

The Nonette is a tributary to the river Oise in northern France. Its source is in Nanteuil-le-Haudouin, from which it flows west through Senlis and Chantilly, and joins the Oise in Gouvieux. The river has relatively high turbidity and its brownis ...

                                               

Odet

The Odet is a river in western France, which runs from Saint-Goazec into the Atlantic Ocean at Benodet. The name of the town of Benodet comes from the river; ben means river mouth in Breton. The river runs past, or through, the towns of Benodet, ...

                                               

Ognon (Franche-Comte)

The Ognon is a river of eastern France. It is a left tributary of the Saone, which it joins in Pontailler-sur-Saone. Its source is in Haut-du-Them-Chateau-Lambert in the Vosges mountains near the Ballon dAlsace. Its length is 214 km and its basin ...

                                               

Olhadoko erreka

The Olhadoko erreka is a torrential river of the French Basque Country, in the Southwest of France, that flows through the Holtzarte Canyon. After joining the Zurkaitzegiko erreka downstream from Larrau, it forms the Gave de Larrau. The Olhadoko ...

                                               

Orb (river)

The Orb is a 135.6-kilometre long river in the Herault department in southern France. It flows into the Mediterranean Sea at Valras-Plage. The river flows through the towns of Bedarieux and Beziers, where it is crossed by the canal du Midi on the ...

                                               

Orbieu

The Orbieu is an 84.3-kilometre long river in the Aude departement, in south central France. Its source is at Fourtou, in the Corbieres. It flows generally northeast. It is a right tributary of the Aude into which it flows between Raissac-dAude a ...

                                               

Orge

The Orge is a 53-kilometre long river in France, left tributary of the Seine. Its source is in the village Saint-Martin-de-Brethencourt. Its course crosses the departements of Yvelines and Essonne. It flows northwest through the towns of Dourdan, ...

                                               

Ornain

The Ornain is a 116 km long river in northeastern France, right tributary of the Saulx. It is formed near the village Gondrecourt-le-Chateau by the confluence of the small rivers Ognon and Maldite. It flows generally northwest. Its course crosses ...

                                               

Orne (river)

The Orne ; Ptolemeus Olina) is a river in Normandy, within northwestern France. It discharges into the English Channel at the port of Ouistreham. Its source is in Aunou-sur-Orne, east of Sees. Its main tributaries are the Odon and the Rouvre. The ...

                                               

Osse (river)

The Osse is a 120 km long river in southwestern France, right tributary of the river Gelise. Its source is in the Hautes-Pyrenees, 2 km southeast of the village Bernadets-Debat, in the Plateau de Lannemezan. It joins the river Gelise 5 km southwe ...

                                               

Othain

The Othain is a 67-kilometre long river in the Meurthe-et-Moselle and Meuse departements, northeastern France. Its source is at Gondrecourt-Aix, in the Woevre. It flows generally northwest. It is a left tributary of the Chiers into which it flows ...

                                               

Ouanne (river)

The Ouanne is an 84 km long river in central France, a right tributary of the Loing. Its source is near the small town of Ouanne, about 20 km 12 mi southwest of Auxerre. It flows generally northwest, and joins the Loing in Conflans-sur-Loing, nea ...

                                               

Ourche

The Ourche flows entirely within the Vosges. It is the first notable tributary of the Saone, rising at the lieu dit of La Groseillere at Gruey-les-Surance. It flows slowly through the forest of Darney, crossing the communes of Hennezel and Claudo ...

                                               

Ourcq

For the Paris Metro station, see Ourcq Paris Metro. The Ourcq is an 87-kilometre-long river in France, a tributary of the Marne. Its source is near the village Roncheres, and its course crosses the departments of Aisne, Oise, and Seine-et-Marne. ...

                                               

Oust

The Oust is a river in Brittany, France, right tributary of the Vilaine. It is 145 km long. Its source is in the hills between Corlay and Quintin. It flows generally southeast, through the following departements and towns: Morbihan: Rohan, Jossel ...

                                               

Ouveze

The Ouveze is a river in southern France and left tributary of the Rhone. It rises in the southern French Prealps, in the commune of Montauban-sur-lOuveze. It flows into the Rhone in Sorgues, north of Avignon. Its length is 93 km. The Sorgue is o ...