Eure (river)

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The Eure
Country France
Physical characteristics
Main source Normandy
240 m (790 ft)
River mouth Seine
49°17′42″N 1°02′27″E / 49.2950°N 1.0408°E / 49.2950; 1.0408Coordinates: 49°17′42″N 1°02′27″E / 49.2950°N 1.0408°E / 49.2950; 1.0408
Length 229 km (142 mi)
  • Average rate:
    26 m3/s (920 cu ft/s)
Basin features
Progression SeineEnglish Channel
Basin size 5,935 square kilometres (2,292 sq mi)

The Eure is a river between Normandy and Centre-Val de Loire 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.