The Bar (French pronunciation: [baʁ] (listen)) is a river in the Ardennes department, northern France, left tributary of the river Meuse. It is 62 km (39 mi) long.[1] Its source is near Buzancy, in the southern part of the Ardennes department. It flows through Brieulles-sur-Bar, Tannay, Chémery-sur-Bar and Cheveuges. It flows into the Meuse in Vrigne-Meuse, west of Sedan. For much of its length the river flows parallel to the Canal des Ardennes.

Canal des Ardennes (Fr), tunnel deSaint-Aignan.JPG
Bar (river) is located in France
Bar (river)
Bar (river) is located in Grand Est
Bar (river)
Physical characteristics
 • coordinates
49°41′49″N 4°50′27″E / 49.69694°N 4.84083°E / 49.69694; 4.84083Coordinates: 49°41′49″N 4°50′27″E / 49.69694°N 4.84083°E / 49.69694; 4.84083
Length62 km (39 mi)
Basin features
ProgressionMeuseNorth Sea


  1. ^ Sandre. "Fiche cours d'eau - La Bar (B51-0200)".