Dore (river)

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Dore
Riviere-dore.jpg
upstream of Olliergues
Country France
Basin features
Main source Massif Central
River mouth Allier
46°0′34″N 3°28′26″E / 46.00944°N 3.47389°E / 46.00944; 3.47389 (Allier-Dore)Coordinates: 46°0′34″N 3°28′26″E / 46.00944°N 3.47389°E / 46.00944; 3.47389 (Allier-Dore)
Progression AllierLoireAtlantic Ocean
Basin size 1,523 km2 (588 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 141 km (88 mi)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    20 m3/s (710 cu ft/s)

The Dore is a 141 km long river in central France in the department of Puy-de-Dôme. It is a right tributary of the Allier. Its source is near the town of Saint-Germain-l'Herm in the Massif Central. The Dore flows generally north, through the following towns: Arlanc, Ambert, Courpière, and Puy-Guillaume. The Dore flows into the Allier 6 km north of Puy-Guillaume.

Affluents[edit]

Dolore, Miodet (left bank)

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