Clain

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Clain
Country France
Basin features
Main source Poitou
River mouth Vienne
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)
Progression VienneLoireAtlantic Ocean
Basin size 3,145 km2 (1,214 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 144 km (89 mi)
The Clain rivers in Chasseneuil-du-Poitou

The Clain is a 144 km long river in western France, left tributary of the river Vienne. 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.

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