Gete

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The Gete (French: Gette) is a river in Belgium which flows south to north. It is a left tributary of the Demer.

Gete
Gete.jpg
The Gete in Halen
Location
CountryBelgium
Physical characteristics
MouthDemer
 • coordinates
50°57′31″N 5°06′50″E / 50.9587°N 5.1140°E / 50.9587; 5.1140Coordinates: 50°57′31″N 5°06′50″E / 50.9587°N 5.1140°E / 50.9587; 5.1140
Length12 km
Basin features
ProgressionDemerDyleRupelScheldtNorth Sea

The Gete is formed by the confluence of the rivers Grote Gete ("Large Gete") and Kleine Gete ("Small Gete") near Budingen. From Budingen the river continues for 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) to the city of Halen, where it flows into the Demer. In history, the river has always been the border between the Prince-Bishopric of Liège and the Duchy of Brabant.

The source of the Grote Gete is situated in the village of Perwez. The length of the river to Budingen is 51 kilometres (32 mi). The river flows through Jodoigne, Hoegaarden and Tienen.

The source of the Kleine Gete is in the village of Ramillies. It flows through Orp-Jauche, Hélécine and Zoutleeuw.