The Chéran at Lescheraines.
|Length||53.7 km (33.4 mi)|
|Source elevation||1,400 m (4,600 ft)|
|Mouth elevation||308 m (1,010 ft)|
|Avg. discharge||7.8 m3/s (280 cu ft/s) at mouth|
|Basin area||350 km2 (140 sq mi)|
The Chéran (French: le Chéran) is a 53.7 km (33.4 mi) long river in the Savoie and Haute-Savoie départements, eastern France. 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
This list is ordered from source to mouth:
- Savoie: Verrens-Arvey, Cléry, Jarsy, École, La Compôte, Le Châtelard, La Motte-en-Bauges, Lescheraines, Arith, Bellecombe-en-Bauges
- Haute-Savoie: Allèves, Cusy, Gruffy, Héry-sur-Alby, Mûres, Alby-sur-Chéran, Saint-Sylvestre, Marigny-Saint-Marcel, Boussy, Rumilly, Sales
- This article is based on the equivalent article from the French Wikipedia, consulted on 19 April 2009.
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