Eure (river)

The Eure (English: /ɜːr/; French pronunciation: [œʁ] (listen)) is a river between Normandy and Centre-Val de Loire in north-western France, left tributary of the Seine.[1] It is 229 km (142 mi) long.[2] It rises at Marchainville in the Orne department and joins the Seine near Pont-de-l'Arche.[2] Two departments are named after the Eure, namely Eure and Eure-et-Loir.

Eure
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The Eure
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Location
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationNormandy
 • elevation240 m (790 ft)
Mouth 
 • location
Seine
 • coordinates
49°17′42″N 1°02′27″E / 49.2950°N 1.0408°E / 49.2950; 1.0408Coordinates: 49°17′42″N 1°02′27″E / 49.2950°N 1.0408°E / 49.2950; 1.0408
Length229 km (142 mi)
Basin size5,935 square kilometres (2,292 sq mi)
Discharge 
 • average26 m3/s (920 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionSeineEnglish Channel

Places along the river:

Its main tributaries are the Avre, the Iton and the Blaise from the left and the Voise, the Drouette and the Vesgre from the right.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Eure River - river, France". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 17 February 2019.
  2. ^ a b c Sandre. "Fiche cours d'eau - L'Eure (H4--0200)".