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L'Alène à Luzy (Nièvre, Fr).JPG
The Alène at Luzy.
Country France
Basin features
Main source Poil
410 m (1,350 ft)
46°51′47″N 04°01′57″E / 46.86306°N 4.03250°E / 46.86306; 4.03250
River mouth Aron
195 m (640 ft)
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
Progression AronLoireAtlantic Ocean
Basin size 338 km2 (131 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 56 km (35 mi)
  • Average rate:
    4.48 m3/s (158 cu ft/s)

The Alène is a 56-kilometre (35 mi) long river in the Nièvre département, central France. 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: