Alène

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Alène
L'Alène à Luzy (Nièvre, Fr).JPG
The Alène at Luzy.
Location
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ locationPoil
 ⁃ coordinates46°51′47″N 04°01′57″E / 46.86306°N 4.03250°E / 46.86306; 4.03250
 ⁃ elevation410 m (1,350 ft)
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Aron
 ⁃ coordinates
46°51′59″N 03°39′19″E / 46.86639°N 3.65528°E / 46.86639; 3.65528Coordinates: 46°51′59″N 03°39′19″E / 46.86639°N 3.65528°E / 46.86639; 3.65528
 ⁃ elevation
195 m (640 ft)
Length55.9 km (34.7 mi)
Basin size338 km2 (131 sq mi)
Discharge 
 ⁃ average4.48 m3/s (158 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionAronLoireAtlantic Ocean

The Alène is a 55.9-kilometre (34.7 mi) long river in the Nièvre department in central France.[1] Its source is at Poil, about 3 kilometres (2 mi) west of the village, in the parc naturel régional du Morvan. It flows generally west. It is a left tributary of the Aron, into which it flows at Cercy-la-Tour, about 15 kilometres (9 mi) east-northeast of Decize.

Communes along its course[edit]

This list is ordered from source to mouth:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sandre. "Fiche cours d'eau - Alène (K17-0310)".