The Dinkel near Losser
|Basin countries||Germany, Netherlands|
|Source elevation||80 m|
|Basin area||650 km²|
The Dinkel is a river in Germany and the Netherlands, left tributary of the Vecht. Its total length is 93 km, of which 47 km in Germany. The Dinkel originates in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, between Ahaus and Coesfeld. It flows north to Gronau, crosses the border with the Netherlands (Overijssel), flows through Denekamp, and recrosses the border to Germany (Lower Saxony). The Dinkel joins the Vecht in Neuenhaus.