Bist (river)

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Bist
BistWirbel.jpg
Bist near Wadgassen
Origin Boucheporn, Moselle, Lorraine
Mouth Wadgassen, Saarland
49°16′16″N 6°47′53″E / 49.27111°N 6.79806°E / 49.27111; 6.79806 (Saar-Bist)Coordinates: 49°16′16″N 6°47′53″E / 49.27111°N 6.79806°E / 49.27111; 6.79806 (Saar-Bist)
Basin countries France, Germany
Length 26.3 km (16.3 mi)
Source elevation 300 m (980 ft)
Mouth elevation 185 m (607 ft)
Basin area 112.8 km2 (43.6 sq mi)

The Bist (archaic German: Bießt, French: Bisten) is a river in France and in Germany, and a 26.3 kilometres (16.3 mi) left tributary of the Saar.

The Bist begins near the French village of Boucheporn, Lorraine and flows northeastward to Creutzwald. From there it follows the Franco-German border northward 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) to Überherrn, then flows eastward to Werbeln and northward to join the Saar immediately north of the Autobahn 620 bridge in Wadgassen, Saarland.[1]

The Saar is a tributary of the Moselle, which is a tributary of the Rhine

References[edit]

  1. ^ Géoportail