Vendée (river)

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Origin Deux-Sèvres
Mouth Sèvre Niortaise
46°19′21″N 0°57′47″W / 46.32250°N 0.96306°W / 46.32250; -0.96306 (Sèvre Niortaise-Vendée)Coordinates: 46°19′21″N 0°57′47″W / 46.32250°N 0.96306°W / 46.32250; -0.96306 (Sèvre Niortaise-Vendée)
Basin countries France
Length 82 km
Source elevation 206 m
Basin area 675 km²

The Vendée is a small river in western France, right tributary to the river Sèvre Niortaise. Its source is near L'Absie, in the west of the Deux-Sèvres département. For a few km it forms the border between the départements Vendée (named after the river) and Charente-Maritime, before it flows into the Sèvre Niortaise near Marans.

It flows through the following départements and towns: