Eure (river)

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Eure
L'Eure.jpg
The Eure
Origin Normandy
Mouth Seine
49°18′22″N 1°9′20″E / 49.30611°N 1.15556°E / 49.30611; 1.15556 (Seine-Eure)Coordinates: 49°18′22″N 1°9′20″E / 49.30611°N 1.15556°E / 49.30611; 1.15556 (Seine-Eure)
Basin countries France
Length 229 km (142 mi)
Source elevation 240 m (790 ft)
Avg. discharge 26 m3/s (920 cu ft/s)
Basin area 5,935 square kilometres (2,292 sq mi)

The Eure is a river in northern France, left tributary of the Seine. It rises at Marchainville in the Orne department and joins the Seine near Pont-de-l'Arche. Two departments are named after the Eure, namely Eure and Eure-et-Loir.

Places along the river:

Its main tributaries are the Avre and the Iton.

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