Pique (river)

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Pique
Pique Hospice de France Port de Venasque (1).JPG
The Pique near its source
Origin Pyrenees
Mouth Garonne
42°55′35″N 0°39′5″E / 42.92639°N 0.65139°E / 42.92639; 0.65139 (Garonne-Pique)Coordinates: 42°55′35″N 0°39′5″E / 42.92639°N 0.65139°E / 42.92639; 0.65139 (Garonne-Pique)
Basin countries France, Spain
Length 33 km
Source elevation ± 1400 m
Basin area 3,860 km²

The Pique is a 33 km long river in southern France, left tributary of the Garonne.[1] Its source is in the Pyrenees, on the north side of the Port de Venasque mountain pass. It flows generally northward, entirely within the Haute-Garonne département. It passes through the resort town Bagnères-de-Luchon and Cierp-Gaud. It flows into the Garonne in Chaum.

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