Eisch

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Eisch
Äisch Léisbech Simmerschmelz.JPG
Eisch near Septfontaines
Location
CountryBelgium, Luxembourg
Physical characteristics
Source 
 - locationNear Sélange and Clemency
Mouth 
 - location
Alzette River
 - coordinates
49°44′57″N 6°06′31″E / 49.749218°N 6.1085915°E / 49.749218; 6.1085915 (Eisch mouth)Coordinates: 49°44′57″N 6°06′31″E / 49.749218°N 6.1085915°E / 49.749218; 6.1085915 (Eisch mouth)
Length49.6 km (30.8 mi)
Basin size172 km2 (66 sq mi)
Basin features
ProgressionAlzetteSauerMoselleRhineNorth Sea
River systemRhine

The Eisch (Luxembourgish: Äisch) is a river flowing through Belgium and Luxembourg, joining the Alzette on its left in Mersch. It flows through the towns of Eischen, Hobscheid, Septfontaines, and Marienthal.

It has several sources near the villages of Sélange (Belgium) and Clemency (Luxembourg).

The Luxembourgish part of the Eisch is informally known as the 'Valley of the Seven Castles', for the seven castles that line its route.