The Diemel is a river in Hesse and North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is a left tributary of the Weser.

Diemel
Diemel bei Trendelburg.jpg
The Diemel near Trendelburg
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Location
CountryGermany
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationSauerland
 • coordinates51°15′59″N 8°39′05″E / 51.26639°N 8.65139°E / 51.26639; 8.65139
 • elevation680 m (2,230 ft)
Mouth 
 • location
Weser
 • coordinates
51°38′33″N 9°26′52″E / 51.64250°N 9.44778°E / 51.64250; 9.44778Coordinates: 51°38′33″N 9°26′52″E / 51.64250°N 9.44778°E / 51.64250; 9.44778
Length110.4 km (68.6 mi) [1]
Basin size1,762 km2 (680 sq mi) [1]
Basin features
ProgressionWeserNorth Sea
Tributaries 
 • rightTwiste

RouteEdit

The source of the Diemel is near Willingen, in Sauerland. The Diemel flows generally northeast through the towns Marsberg, Warburg, and Trendelburg. It flows into the Weser in Bad Karlshafen.

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