Wisper

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Wisper
Brücke auf Wisper.jpg
Wisper at Lorch
Origin Taunus
Mouth Rhine
Basin countries Germany
Length 30 km
Basin area 209 km²

The Wisper is a 29.715-kilometre-long (18.464 mi) river in Hesse, Germany, right tributary of the Rhine. Its source is in the western Taunus, Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis district, near a small village named Wisper (municipality Heidenrod). It flows southwest through a densely forested valley with some medieval castle ruins surrounded by a popular hiking area. A man-made lake, the Wispersee, is stocked with trout and is a popular fishing destination. The Wisper flows into the Rhine at Lorch.

Wisper valley at Lorch


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Coordinates: 50°02′N 7°48′E / 50.033°N 7.800°E / 50.033; 7.800