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The Aube is a river in France, a right tributary of the Seine. It is 248 kilometres (154 mi) long. The river gives its name to the Aube department.

Aube
Rivière Aube sortie Bar sur Aube.JPG
Location
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ locationChampagne-Ardenne
 ⁃ coordinates47°45′37″N 5°7′29″E / 47.76028°N 5.12472°E / 47.76028; 5.12472 (source Aube)
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Seine
 ⁃ coordinates
48°33′26″N 3°43′3″E / 48.55722°N 3.71750°E / 48.55722; 3.71750 (Seine-Aube)Coordinates: 48°33′26″N 3°43′3″E / 48.55722°N 3.71750°E / 48.55722; 3.71750 (Seine-Aube)
Length248 km (154 mi)
Basin size3,600 km2 (1,400 sq mi)
Discharge 
 ⁃ average34 m3/s (1,200 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionSeineEnglish Channel

Its source is in the Haute-Marne department, on the plateau of Langres, near the town of Auberive. It flows through the departments of Haute-Marne, Côte-d'Or, Aube, and Marne. It flows into the river Seine near Marcilly-sur-Seine. Cities along the river include Bar-sur-Aube and Arcis-sur-Aube.

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