Aube (river)

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Rivière Aube sortie Bar sur Aube.JPG
Country France
Basin features
Main source Champagne-Ardenne
47°45′37″N 5°7′29″E / 47.76028°N 5.12472°E / 47.76028; 5.12472 (source Aube)
River mouth Seine
48°33′26″N 3°43′3″E / 48.55722°N 3.71750°E / 48.55722; 3.71750 (Seine-Aube)Coordinates: 48°33′26″N 3°43′3″E / 48.55722°N 3.71750°E / 48.55722; 3.71750 (Seine-Aube)
Progression SeineEnglish Channel
Basin size 3,600 km2 (1,400 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 248 km (154 mi)
  • Average rate:
    34 m3/s (1,200 cu ft/s)

The Aube is a river in France, right tributary of the Seine. It is 248 kilometres (154 mi) long. The river gives its name to the Aube département.

Its source is in the Haute-Marne département, on the plateau of Langres, near the town Auberive. It flows through the départements Haute-Marne, Côte-d'Or, Aube, and Marne. It flows into the river Seine near Marcilly-sur-Seine. Cities along the river include Bar-sur-Aube and Arcis-sur-Aube.

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External links[edit]

  • Media related to Aube River at Wikimedia Commons