The Vègre (French: la Vègre) is an 84.2 km (52.3 mi) long river in the Sarthe department in western France.[1] Its source is near Rouessé-Vassé. It flows generally south. It is a right tributary of the Sarthe, into which it flows near Avoise.

Vègre
Ruillé-en-Champagne - Vègre 01.jpg
The Vègre in Ruillé-en-Champagne
Location
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationRouessé-Vassé
 • coordinates48°09′04″N 00°14′33″W / 48.15111°N 0.24250°W / 48.15111; -0.24250
 • elevation160 m (520 ft)
Mouth 
 • location
Sarthe
 • coordinates
47°50′53″N 00°14′33″W / 47.84806°N 0.24250°W / 47.84806; -0.24250Coordinates: 47°50′53″N 00°14′33″W / 47.84806°N 0.24250°W / 47.84806; -0.24250
 • elevation
27 m (89 ft)
Length84.2 km (52.3 mi)
Basin size401 km2 (155 sq mi)
Discharge 
 • average3.19 m3/s (113 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionSartheMaineLoireAtlantic Ocean

Communes along its courseEdit

This list is ordered from source to mouth: Rouessé-Vassé, Rouez-en-Champagne, Tennie, Neuvy-en-Champagne, Bernay-en-Champagne, Ruillé-en-Champagne, Épineu-le-Chevreuil, Chassillé, Loué, Mareil-en-Champagne, Brûlon, Saint-Ouen-en-Champagne, Chevillé, Avessé, Poillé-sur-Vègre, Fontenay-sur-Vègre, Asnières-sur-Vègre, Juigné-sur-Sarthe, Avoise

NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sandre. "Fiche cours d'eau - Vègre (M05-0300)".

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