Eure (river)

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Eure
L'Eure.jpg
The Eure
Basin
Main source Normandy
Source elevation 240 m (790 ft)
River 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)
Size 5,935 square kilometres (2,292 sq mi)
Country France
Physiognomy
Length 229 km (142 mi)
Discharge
  • Average rate:

The Eure, in old time Autura, is a river of Normandy in north-western 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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