Têt (river)

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Têt
Têt.jpg
Têt near Villefranche-de-Conflent
Origin Pyrenees
Mouth Mediterranean Sea
42°42′48″N 3°2′23″E / 42.71333°N 3.03972°E / 42.71333; 3.03972 (Mediterranean Sea-Têt)Coordinates: 42°42′48″N 3°2′23″E / 42.71333°N 3.03972°E / 42.71333; 3.03972 (Mediterranean Sea-Têt)
Basin countries France
Length 116 km (72 mi)
Source elevation ±2,400 m (7,900 ft)
Avg. discharge 7.5 m3/s (260 cu ft/s)
Basin area 1,550 km2 (600 sq mi)

The Têt (Catalan: Tet) is the largest river in Roussillon, southwestern France. It is 116 kilometres (72 mi) long. The Têt has its source at the foot of the Pic Carlit in the Pyrenees. It crosses the Pyrénées-Orientales département (Northern Catalonia) from West to East and ends in the Mediterranean Sea, near Perpignan (Catalan: Perpinyà).

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