Emån

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Emån
River
Eman bei Bodafors.jpg
Country Sweden
Mouth Kalmar Strait, Baltic Sea
 - location Mönsterås Municipality
 - coordinates 57°7′48″N 16°30′15″E / 57.13000°N 16.50417°E / 57.13000; 16.50417Coordinates: 57°7′48″N 16°30′15″E / 57.13000°N 16.50417°E / 57.13000; 16.50417
Length 220 km (137 mi) [1]
Basin 4,471.9 km2 (1,727 sq mi) [2]
Discharge
 - average 30 m3/s (1,059 cu ft/s) [1]

Emån is a stream in southern Sweden, rising just north of Bodafors in the highlands of Småland and running approximately 220 kilometers to the Baltic Sea just south of Oskarshamn.

Emån is popular among canoeists, as it is easily navigated and provides opportunities to experience Swedish flora and fauna up close.

Emån is the home to more than 30 species of fish and is prized among fishermen for its trout.

Noteworthy settlements along the stream include Holsbybrunn, Kvillsfors, Målilla and Högsby.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Emån". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 11 July 2010.  (subscription required)
  2. ^ "Län och huvudavrinningsområden i Sverige" (PDF) (in Swedish). Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute. Retrieved 11 July 2010.