Bist (river)

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Bist
BistWirbel.jpg
Bist near Wadgassen
Country France, Germany
Basin
Main source Boucheporn, Moselle, Lorraine
300 m (980 ft)
River mouth Wadgassen, Saarland
185 m (607 ft)
49°16′16″N 6°47′53″E / 49.27111°N 6.79806°E / 49.27111; 6.79806Coordinates: 49°16′16″N 6°47′53″E / 49.27111°N 6.79806°E / 49.27111; 6.79806
Basin size 112.8 km2 (43.6 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 26.3 km (16.3 mi)

The Bist (archaic German: Bießt, French: Bisten) is a river in France and in Germany, and a 26.3-kilometre (16.3 mi) left tributary of the Saar.

The Bist begins near the French village of Boucheporn, Lorraine and flows northeastward to Creutzwald. From there it follows the Franco-German border northward 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) to Überherrn, then flows eastward to Werbeln and northward to join the Saar immediately north of the Autobahn 620 bridge in Wadgassen, Saarland.[1]

The Saar is a tributary of the Moselle, which is a tributary of the Rhine

References[edit]

  1. ^ Géoportail