Calavon

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Calavon
Pont Julien.jpg
The Calavon crossed by the Pont Julien near Bonnieux
Country France
Basin features
Main source Banon
420 m (1,380 ft)
44°02′10″N 05°38′32″E / 44.03611°N 5.64222°E / 44.03611; 5.64222
River mouth Durance
57 m (187 ft)
43°51′19″N 04°59′16″E / 43.85528°N 4.98778°E / 43.85528; 4.98778Coordinates: 43°51′19″N 04°59′16″E / 43.85528°N 4.98778°E / 43.85528; 4.98778
Progression DuranceRhôneMediterranean Sea
Basin size 450 km2 (170 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 88.3 km (54.9 mi)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    0.89 m3/s (31 cu ft/s)

The Calavon (French: le Calavon, also called le Coulon) is an 88.3-kilometre (54.9 mi) long river in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence and Vaucluse départements, southeastern France. Its source is near Banon. It flows generally west-southwest. It is a right tributary of the Durance into which it flows at Caumont-sur-Durance, near Cavaillon.

Départements and communes along its course[edit]

This list is ordered from source to mouth:

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

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