The Nive (Basque: Errobi, Occitan: Niva) is a French river that flows through the French Basque Country. It is a left tributary of the river Adour. The river's source in the Pyrenees in Lower Navarre. The river Nive was made famous by the Le petit Nicolas series.
Nive in Bayonne
|Length||80 km (50 mi)|
|Basin size||1,030 km2 (400 sq mi)|
|Progression||Adour→ Atlantic Ocean|
The Nive proper is formed from three head rivers in Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port:
- The Nive de Béhérobie (main stream)
- The Laurhibar
- The Nive d'Arnéguy.
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- (in French) Au fil des Nives
- (in French) Tour de la Haute vallée de la Nive
- (in French) Contrat de Rivière des Nives
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