Chemnitz (river)

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Chemnitz
Chemnitzfluss Richtung Eisenbahnbrücke.jpg
Country Germany
Basin features
Main source Zwönitz and Würschnitz
River mouth Zwickauer Mulde
50°59′15″N 12°46′28″E / 50.98750°N 12.77444°E / 50.98750; 12.77444Coordinates: 50°59′15″N 12°46′28″E / 50.98750°N 12.77444°E / 50.98750; 12.77444
Physical characteristics
Length 75 km (47 mi)

The Chemnitz is a river in Saxony, Germany, a right tributary of the Zwickauer Mulde. It gave name to the city of Chemnitz, where it is formed by the smaller rivers Zwönitz and Würschnitz. It joins the Zwickauer Mulde near Wechselburg, south of Rochlitz and has a total length of 75 km (47 mi).