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The Wied is a river in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, and a right tributary of the Rhine.

Wied
WiedRoß2.jpg
Location
CountryGermany
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ locationWesterwald
 ⁃ elevation454 m (1,490 ft)
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Rhine
 ⁃ coordinates
50°26′29″N 7°26′33″E / 50.44139°N 7.44250°E / 50.44139; 7.44250Coordinates: 50°26′29″N 7°26′33″E / 50.44139°N 7.44250°E / 50.44139; 7.44250
Length102.8 km (63.9 mi) [1]
Basin size770 km2 (300 sq mi) [1]
Basin features
ProgressionRhineNorth Sea
Wied at Roßbach
Wiedbridge and Furt in Michelbach

The Wied is 103 km (64 mi) long. It flows mainly south-west, through the Westerwald hills. Its source is near Dreifelden. It flows through Altenkirchen, Neustadt (Wied) and Waldbreitbach, and ends in the Rhine in Neuwied.

TributariesEdit

Among the tributaries of the Wied are the following:

Left of the Wied

Right of the Wied

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