Bröl

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Bröl
The Bröl in Hennef, just before it flows into the Sieg.
The Bröl in Hennef, just before it flows into the Sieg.
Location
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ elevation368 m (1,207 ft)
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
in Hennef
 ⁃ coordinates
50°46′56″N 7°18′30″E / 50.78222°N 7.30833°E / 50.78222; 7.30833 (Bröl mouth)Coordinates: 50°46′56″N 7°18′30″E / 50.78222°N 7.30833°E / 50.78222; 7.30833 (Bröl mouth)
 ⁃ elevation
67 m (220 ft)
Length45.1 km (28.0 mi) [1]
Basin size217.2 km2 (83.9 sq mi) [1]
Basin features
ProgressionSiegRhineNorth Sea

The Bröl (also called the Brölbach or the Homburgische Bröl) is a 45.1 km long right tributary of the Sieg in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

The river flows through the districts of Rhein-Sieg-Kreis and Oberbergischer Kreis. The river's source is in the town of Waldbröl at an elevation of 368 meters above sea level. It flows in a southwest direction through the Bergisches Land and past the Homburg Castle. In the town of Ruppichteroth, a small tributary called the Waldbrölbach joins the Bröl. It eventually flows to the town of Hennef where it joins the Sieg at an elevation of 67 meters.

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