Lérez River

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Coordinates: 42°25′04″N 8°40′26″W / 42.417727°N 8.673988°W / 42.417727; -8.673988
Lérez
River
RíoLérez.jpg
The Lérez river at San Xurxo de Sacos, Cotobade.
Country Spain
Autonomous Community Galicia
City Pontevedra
Source San Bieito
 - location Forcarei, Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain
 - elevation 900 m (2,953 ft)
Mouth
 - location Ria of Pontevedra, Spain
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
 - coordinates 42°25′04″N 8°40′26″W / 42.417727°N 8.673988°W / 42.417727; -8.673988
Length 60 km (37 mi)

The Lérez is a river in South West Galicia, Spain. The river meets the Atlantic Ocean at Pontevedra, where it creates Pontevedra's ria. The sources of the 60-kilometre (37 mi) long stream are in Serra do Candán, in the mountain of San Bieito, in the parish of Aciveiro (Forcarei). The Lérez passes through the communities of Forcarei, Cerdedo, Campo Lameiro, Cotobade and, finally, Pontevedra.

Its main tributaries are the Salgueiro, Cabaleiros, Grande, O Castro, Quireza, Tenorio and Almofrei.

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