|Main source||near Saint-Jean-Delnous|
530 m (1,740 ft)
128 m (420 ft)
|Length||87.4 km (54.3 mi)|
|Progression||Aveyron→ Tarn→ Garonne→ Atlantic Ocean|
|Basin size||503 km2 (194 sq mi)|
The Cérou (French: le Cérou) is an 87.4 km (54.3 mi) long river in the Aveyron and Tarn départements, southern France. Its source is at Saint-Jean-Delnous, 1.8 km (1.1 mi) northwest of the village. It flows generally west-northwest. It is a left tributary of the Aveyron River into which it flows at Milhars, 1.4 km (0.87 mi) north of the village.
Départements and communes along its course
It flows generally west through the following départements and communes ordered from source to mouth:
- Aveyron: Saint-Jean-Delnous, Lédergues
- Tarn: Lédas-et-Penthiès, Lacapelle-Pinet, Padiès, Crespin, Andouque, Saint-Jean-de-Marcel, Valderiès, Rosières, Carmaux, Saint-Benoît-de-Carmaux, Monestiés, Le Ségur, Salles, Saint-Marcel-Campes, Cordes-sur-Ciel, Les Cabannes, Mouzieys-Panens, Vindrac-Alayrac, Labarthe-Bleys, Marnaves, Milhars
- This article is based on the equivalent article from the French Wikipedia, consulted on January 27th 2009.
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