The Orbieu at Lagrasse.
|Length||84.3 km (52.4 mi)|
|Source elevation||700 m (2,300 ft)|
|Mouth elevation||10 m (33 ft)|
|Avg. discharge||4.64 m3/s (164 cu ft/s) at mouth|
|Basin area||680 km2 (260 sq mi)|
The Orbieu is a 84.3 km (52.4 mi) long river in the Aude département, in south central France. Its source is at Fourtou, in the Corbières. It flows generally northeast. It is a right tributary of the Aude into which it flows between Raissac-d'Aude and Marcorignan, 10 km (6.2 mi) northwest of Narbonne.
Communes along its course
This list is ordered from source to mouth: Fourtou, Auriac, Lanet, Montjoi, Vignevieille, Mayronnes, Saint-Martin-des-Puits, Saint-Pierre-des-Champs, Lagrasse, Ribaute, Camplong-d'Aude, Fabrezan, Ferrals-les-Corbières, Lézignan-Corbières, Luc-sur-Orbieu, Cruscades, Ornaisons, Névian, Villedaigne, Raissac-d'Aude, Marcorignan
- This article is based on the equivalent article from the French Wikipedia, consulted on 29 April 2009.
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