The Othain is a 67-kilometre (42 mi) long river in the Meurthe-et-Moselle and Meuse départements, northeastern France. Its source is at Gondrecourt-Aix, in the Woëvre. It flows generally northwest. It is a left tributary of the Chiers into which it flows between Villécloye and Montmédy.

Othain
Othain a Bazeilles sur Othain.JPG
Location
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationGondrecourt-Aix
 • coordinates49°14′11″N 05°46′30″E / 49.23639°N 5.77500°E / 49.23639; 5.77500
 • elevation252 m (827 ft)
Mouth 
 • location
Chiers
 • coordinates
49°31′14″N 05°22′54″E / 49.52056°N 5.38167°E / 49.52056; 5.38167Coordinates: 49°31′14″N 05°22′54″E / 49.52056°N 5.38167°E / 49.52056; 5.38167
 • elevation
180 m (590 ft)
Length67 km (42 mi)
Basin size256 km2 (99 sq mi)
Discharge 
 • average2.91 m3/s (103 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionChiersMeuseNorth Sea

Communes along its courseEdit

This list is ordered from source to mouth:

NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit