Chéran

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Chéran
Chéran (4).JPG
The Chéran at Lescheraines
Chéran is located in France
Chéran
Chéran is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Chéran
Location
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationVerrens-Arvey
 • coordinates45°40′23″N 06°15′32″E / 45.67306°N 6.25889°E / 45.67306; 6.25889
 • elevation1,400 m (4,600 ft)
Mouth 
 • location
Fier
 • coordinates
45°53′09″N 05°56′01″E / 45.88583°N 5.93361°E / 45.88583; 5.93361Coordinates: 45°53′09″N 05°56′01″E / 45.88583°N 5.93361°E / 45.88583; 5.93361
 • elevation
308 m (1,010 ft)
Length53.8 km (33.4 mi)
Basin size350 km2 (140 sq mi)
Discharge 
 • average7.8 m3/s (280 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionFierRhôneMediterranean Sea

The Chéran (French: le Chéran) is a 53.8 km (33.4 mi) long river in the Savoie and Haute-Savoie départements, eastern France.[1] Its source is at Verrens-Arvey, in the massif des Bauges. It flows generally northwest. It is a left tributary of the Fier into which it flows at Rumilly.

Départements and communes along its course[edit]

This list is ordered from source to mouth:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sandre. "Fiche cours d'eau - Le Chéran (V1250500)".