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Châteaubriant - Etang de la Torche.jpg
The Chère at Châteaubriant.
Country France
Basin features
Main source Soudan
80 m (260 ft)
47°42′01″N 01°17′25″W / 47.70028°N 1.29028°W / 47.70028; -1.29028
River mouth Vilaine
3 m (9.8 ft)
47°42′25″N 01°50′13″W / 47.70694°N 1.83694°W / 47.70694; -1.83694Coordinates: 47°42′25″N 01°50′13″W / 47.70694°N 1.83694°W / 47.70694; -1.83694
Progression VilaineAtlantic Ocean
Basin size 390 km2 (150 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 65.1 km (40.5 mi)
  • Average rate:
    2.4 m3/s (85 cu ft/s)

The Chère (French: la Chère) is a 65.1 km (40.5 mi) long river in the Loire-Atlantique and Ille-et-Vilaine départements, western France. Its source is at Soudan. It flows generally west. It is a left tributary of the Vilaine into which it flows between Pierric and Sainte-Anne-sur-Vilaine.

Communes along its course[edit]

This list is ordered from source to mouth: