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The Este (About this soundGerman pronunciation ) (Low Saxon: Eest) is a 63.6-kilometre-long (39.5 mi) left-bank tributary of the river Elbe that flows through Lower Saxony and Hamburg, Germany.

Este
Este bei Kakenstorf.jpg
The Este near Kakenstorf
Location
CountryGermany
StatesLower Saxony, Hamburg
Physical characteristics
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
joins Elbe at Cranz, Hamburg
 ⁃ coordinates
53°32′10″N 9°47′28″E / 53.5362°N 9.7911°E / 53.5362; 9.7911Coordinates: 53°32′10″N 9°47′28″E / 53.5362°N 9.7911°E / 53.5362; 9.7911
Length63.6 km (39.5 mi) [1]
Basin size361 km2 (139 sq mi) [1]
Discharge 
 ⁃ average3.21 m3/s (113 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionElbeNorth Sea
Tributaries 
 ⁃ leftGoldbach

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