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The Aire is a river of northern France, crossing the departments of Meuse and Ardennes. It is a right tributary of the Aisne. Its source is near Saint-Aubin-sur-Aire in Meuse. It flows through the towns of Pierrefitte-sur-Aire, Clermont-en-Argonne, Varennes-en-Argonne and Grandpré, finally flowing into the Aisne in Termes.

Aire
RiverAireApremont.JPG
Aire River at Apremont, France
Location
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
Source 
 - locationFrench Ardennes
Mouth 
 - location
Aisne
 - coordinates
49°18′28″N 4°49′17″E / 49.30778°N 4.82139°E / 49.30778; 4.82139 (Aisne-Aire)Coordinates: 49°18′28″N 4°49′17″E / 49.30778°N 4.82139°E / 49.30778; 4.82139 (Aisne-Aire)
Length126 km (78 mi)
Basin size1,043 km2 (403 sq mi)
Discharge 
 - average13 m3/s (460 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionAisneOiseSeineEnglish Channel

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