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Matarranya (river)

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The Matarranya (Spanish: Río Matarraña, Catalan: Riu Matarranya) is a river in the provinces of Teruel and Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain. It begins its course at 1,200 m northeast of the Tossal d'Encanader, Ports de Beseit.[1] limestone massif near La Pobla de Benifassà.

Matarranya
Renfe R470 en el Matarranya hacia Faiò.jpg
Bridge over the Matarranya River close to Faió
CountryAragon, Spain
Physical characteristics
Main sourceBarranc del Salt, Ports de Beseit
1,200 m (3,900 ft)
River mouthEbro
75 m (246 ft)
Length100 km (62 mi)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    6.51 m3/s (230 cu ft/s)
Basin features
Basin size1,250 km2 (480 sq mi)

The Matarranya flows roughly from south to north into the Ebro (Ebre), 4 km east of Faió (Fayón). This river gives its name to the Matarranya Catalan language-speaking comarca of Aragon.[2]

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