The river Nesque (French: La Nesque) is a river in Provence (France). It flows through Vaucluse department, between Vaucluse Mounts and plains of Comtat Venaissin. A tributary of the Sorgue de Velleron, it is 53.2 km (33.1 mi) long.[1] Its drainage basin is 401 km2 (155 sq mi).[2]

Nesque
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River Nesque at Pernes-les-Fontaines
Location
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • coordinates44°07′30″N 5°24′50″E / 44.12500°N 5.41389°E / 44.12500; 5.41389
MouthSorgue de Velleron
 • coordinates
43°59′41″N 4°58′55″E / 43.9948°N 4.9819°E / 43.9948; 4.9819Coordinates: 43°59′41″N 4°58′55″E / 43.9948°N 4.9819°E / 43.9948; 4.9819
Length53 km (33 mi)
Basin size401 km2 (155 sq mi)
Basin features
ProgressionSorgue de VelleronOuvèzeRhôneMediterranean Sea

Communes crossingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sandre. "Fiche cours d'eau - La Nesque (V61-0400)".
  2. ^ Bassin versant : Nesque (La), Observatoire Régional Eau et Milieux Aquatiques en PACA