Clain

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Clain
Chasseneuil-du-Poitou Clain.jpg
Location
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ locationPoitou
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Vienne
 ⁃ coordinates
46°46′52″N 0°32′26″E / 46.78111°N 0.54056°E / 46.78111; 0.54056 (Vienne-Clain)Coordinates: 46°46′52″N 0°32′26″E / 46.78111°N 0.54056°E / 46.78111; 0.54056 (Vienne-Clain)
Length144 km (89 mi)
Basin size3,145 km2 (1,214 sq mi)
Basin features
ProgressionVienneLoireAtlantic Ocean
The Clain rivers in Chasseneuil-du-Poitou

The Clain is a 144 km (89 mi) long river in western France, a left tributary of the river Vienne.[1] Its source is near Hiesse, in the Charente department.

The Clain flows generally north, through the following departments and towns:

It joins the Vienne near Châtellerault, in Cenon-sur-Vienne.

Among its tributaries are the Boivre, the Clouère and the Vonne.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sandre. "Fiche cours d'eau - Clain (L2--0160)".