The Veyle (French: la Veyle, French pronunciation: ​[vɛl]) is a 66.8 km (41.5 mi) long river in the Ain department in eastern France.[1] Its source is in Chalamont. It flows generally northwest. It is a left tributary of the Saône, into which it flows between Grièges and Crottet, near Mâcon.

Veyle
Le pont suspendu Pont de Veyle.JPG
The Veyle at Pont-de-Veyle
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Course of the Veyle
Location
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
SourceMagenet pond
 • locationChalamont
 • coordinates46°00′11″N 05°12′36″E / 46.00306°N 5.21000°E / 46.00306; 5.21000
 • elevation306 m (1,004 ft)
MouthSaône
 • coordinates
46°15′39″N 04°50′16″E / 46.26083°N 4.83778°E / 46.26083; 4.83778Coordinates: 46°15′39″N 04°50′16″E / 46.26083°N 4.83778°E / 46.26083; 4.83778
 • elevation
170 m (560 ft)
Length66.8 km (41.5 mi)
Discharge 
 • average6.81 m3/s (240 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionSaôneRhôneMediterranean Sea
Tributaries 
 • leftIrance, Renon, distributary Petit Veyle
 • rightMenthon, Bief de Pommier, Poches stream

Communes along its courseEdit

This list is ordered from source to mouth:

NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sandre. "Fiche cours d'eau - La Veyle (U42-0400)".

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