Chalaronne

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Chalaronne
Le long de la Chalaronne.jpg
The Chalaronne at Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne
Country France
Basin
Main source Lapeyrouse
280 m (920 ft)
45°58′04″N 04°59′54″E / 45.96778°N 4.99833°E / 45.96778; 4.99833
River mouth Saône
170 m (560 ft)
46°09′54″N 04°47′31″E / 46.16500°N 4.79194°E / 46.16500; 4.79194Coordinates: 46°09′54″N 04°47′31″E / 46.16500°N 4.79194°E / 46.16500; 4.79194
Progression SaôneRhôneMediterranean Sea
Basin size 175 km2 (68 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 52 km (32 mi)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    1.01 m3/s (36 cu ft/s)

The Chalaronne (French: la Chalaronne) is a 52 km (32 mi) long river in the Ain département, eastern France. Its source is at Lapeyrouse, in the Dombes. It flows generally northwest. It is a left tributary of the Saône into which it flows between Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne and Thoissey.

Communes along its course[edit]

This list is ordered from source to mouth: Lapeyrouse, Birieux, Villars-les-Dombes, Bouligneux, La Chapelle-du-Châtelard, Marlieux, Saint-Germain-sur-Renon, Sandrans, Romans, Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne, L'Abergement-Clémenciat, Dompierre-sur-Chalaronne, Saint-Étienne-sur-Chalaronne, Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne, Thoissey,

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