Avre (Eure)

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Avre
Rivière l'avre à Muzy.JPG
Avre (Normandie).png
Location
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ locationOrne
 ⁃ elevation280 m (920 ft)
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Eure River
 ⁃ coordinates
48°46′51″N 1°22′30″E / 48.78083°N 1.37500°E / 48.78083; 1.37500 (Eure-Avre)Coordinates: 48°46′51″N 1°22′30″E / 48.78083°N 1.37500°E / 48.78083; 1.37500 (Eure-Avre)
Length80 km (50 mi)
Basin size917 km2 (354 sq mi)
Discharge 
 ⁃ average4.5 m3/s (160 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionEureSeineEnglish Channel

The Avre is a river in France and a left tributary of the River Eure.

The headwaters are in the Perche forest in Orne. It is 280m above sea level and joins with the Eure near Dreux and forms the border between the Eure and Eure-et-Loir départements.

The Avre is 80 km long and its watershed extends to 917 km². It flows through the Orne, Eure-et-Loir and Eure départments and historically forms part of the border of Normandy.

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