Aland (river)

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This article is about the river. For the Baltic islands, see Åland Islands.
Aland
AlandFloodplain.jpg
Aland, lower course
Country Germany
Basin features
Main source Biese, Altmark
River mouth Elbe
53°2′19″N 11°34′4″E / 53.03861°N 11.56778°E / 53.03861; 11.56778Coordinates: 53°2′19″N 11°34′4″E / 53.03861°N 11.56778°E / 53.03861; 11.56778
Physical characteristics
Length 27 km (17 mi)

The Aland is a river in the German states of Lower Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt, left tributary of the Elbe. It is the continuation of the river Biese (downstream from Seehausen), which is the continuation of the river Milde. The Aland is 27 kilometres (17 mi) long, whereas the total Milde-Biese-Aland system is 97 kilometres (60 mi) long. The Aland flows into the Elbe in Schnackenburg.