Têt (river)

The Têt (Catalan: Tet) is the largest river in Pyrénées-Orientales, southwestern France. It is 115 kilometres (71 mi) long.[1] The Têt has its source at the foot of the Pic Carlit in the Pyrenees. It crosses the Pyrénées-Orientales département (Northern Catalonia) from West to East and ends in the Mediterranean Sea, near Perpignan (Catalan: Perpinyà).

Têt
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Têt near Villefranche-de-Conflent
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Native nameLa Têt  (French)
Location
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationPyrenees
 • elevation±2,400 m (7,900 ft)
Mouth 
 • location
Mediterranean Sea
 • coordinates
42°42′48″N 3°2′23″E / 42.71333°N 3.03972°E / 42.71333; 3.03972 (Mediterranean Sea-Têt)Coordinates: 42°42′48″N 3°2′23″E / 42.71333°N 3.03972°E / 42.71333; 3.03972 (Mediterranean Sea-Têt)
Length115 km (71 mi)
Basin size1,550 km2 (600 sq mi)
Discharge 
 • average7.5 m3/s (260 cu ft/s)

Tributaries includeEdit

Towns along the river includeEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sandre. "Fiche cours d'eau - La Têt (Y04-0400)".

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