The Siagne is a river that flows through the Var and Alpes-Maritimes departments of southeast France. It is 44.5 km (27.7 mi) long.[1] For much of its length, it forms the border between the two departments. Its drainage basin is 512 km2 (198 sq mi).[2] Its source is near Escragnolles, flowing southeast, through Saint-Cézaire-sur-Siagne and Pégomas, and into the Mediterranean Sea in Mandelieu-la-Napoule, 5 kilometres (3 mi) west of Cannes.

Siagne
Gorges de la Siagne.jpg
Gorges of the Siagne
Native nameLa Siange  (French)
Location
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationnear Escragnolles
 • elevation640 m (2,100 ft)
Mouth 
 • location
Mediterranean Sea
 • coordinates
43°31′52″N 6°56′54″E / 43.531°N 6.9482°E / 43.531; 6.9482Coordinates: 43°31′52″N 6°56′54″E / 43.531°N 6.9482°E / 43.531; 6.9482
Length44 km (27 mi)
Basin size512 km2 (198 sq mi)
Discharge 
 • averageMediterranean Sea

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sandre. "Fiche cours d'eau - La Siagne (Y55-0400)".
  2. ^ Bassin versant : Siagne (La), Observatoire Régional Eau et Milieux Aquatiques en PACA

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