Thur (France)

The Thur is a river in the Haut-Rhin department, Alsace, France, left tributary of the river Ill. It rises in the Vosges Mountains, and flows through the towns Thann and Cernay. It flows into the Ill (a tributary of the Rhine) near Ensisheim, north of Mulhouse. It is 53 km (33 mi) long.[1]

Thur
Thur Thann.jpg
The Thur in Thann
Location
CountryFrance
DepartmentHaut-Rhin
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationVosges mountains
 • elevation±950 m (3,120 ft)
Mouth 
 • location
river Ill
 • coordinates
47°52′32″N 7°20′34″E / 47.87556°N 7.34278°E / 47.87556; 7.34278 (Ill-Thur)Coordinates: 47°52′32″N 7°20′34″E / 47.87556°N 7.34278°E / 47.87556; 7.34278 (Ill-Thur)
Length53 km (33 mi)
Basin size262 km2 (101 sq mi)
Discharge 
 • average5.5 m3/s (190 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionIllRhineNorth Sea

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sandre. "Fiche cours d'eau - La Thur (A14-0200)".

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