Eisch

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Eisch
Äisch Léisbech Simmerschmelz.JPG
Eisch near Septfontaines
Country Belgium, Luxembourg
Basin features
Main source Near Sélange and Clemency
River mouth Alzette River
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)
Progression AlzetteSauerMoselleRhineNorth Sea
River system Rhine
Basin size 172 km2 (66 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 49.6 km (30.8 mi)

The Eisch 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.