The Calavon crossed by the Pont Julien near Bonnieux.
|Length||88.3 km (54.9 mi)|
|Source elevation||420 m (1,380 ft)|
|Mouth elevation||57 m (187 ft)|
|Avg. discharge||0.89 m3/s (31 cu ft/s) at mouth|
|Basin area||450 km2 (170 sq mi)|
The Calavon (French: le Calavon, also called le Coulon) is an 88.3 km (54.9 mi) long river in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence and Vaucluse départements, southeastern France. Its source is near Banon. It flows generally west-southwest. It is a right tributary of the Durance into which it flows at Caumont-sur-Durance, near Cavaillon.
Départements and communes along its course
This list is ordered from source to mouth:
- Alpes-de-Haute-Provence: Banon, Simiane-la-Rotonde, Oppedette,
- Viens, Vaucluse
- Alpes-de-Haute-Provence: Céreste
- Vaucluse: Saint-Martin-de-Castillon, Castellet, Saignon, Caseneuve, Apt, Bonnieux, Roussillon, Goult, Ménerbes, Beaumettes, Oppède, Maubec, Robion, Cavaillon, Caumont-sur-Durance
- This article is based on the equivalent article from the French Wikipedia, consulted on February 26th 2009.
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