Lignon du Velay
|Lignon du Velay|
|Length||84.5 km (52.5 mi)|
|Source elevation||1,440 m (4,720 ft)|
|Mouth elevation||460 m (1,510 ft)|
|Avg. discharge||9.8 m3/s (350 cu ft/s) at mouth|
|Basin area||661.3 km2 (255.3 sq mi)|
The Lignon du Velay (French: le Lignon du Velay) is a 84.5 km (52.5 mi) long river in the Ardèche and Haute-Loire départements, south-central France. Its source is near Chaudeyrolles. It flows generally north. It is a right tributary of the Loire into which it flows at Pont de Lignon, a hamlet in Monistrol-sur-Loire.
Départements and communes along its course
This list is ordered from source to mouth:
- Haute-Loire: Chaudeyrolles, Saint-Front, Fay-sur-Lignon, Les Vastres, Mazet-Saint-Voy
- Ardèche: Mars
- Haute-Loire: Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, Saint-Jeures, Tence, Chenereilles, Lapte, Yssingeaux, Grazac, Les Villettes, Saint-Maurice-de-Lignon, Monistrol-sur-Loire
- This article is based on the equivalent article from the French Wikipedia, consulted on March 10th 2009.
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