Helge River

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Helge River (Helge å, Helgeån)
River
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Country Sweden
Mouth Hanöbukten
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
 - coordinates 55°51′30″N 14°14′10″E / 55.85833°N 14.23611°E / 55.85833; 14.23611Coordinates: 55°51′30″N 14°14′10″E / 55.85833°N 14.23611°E / 55.85833; 14.23611
Length 190 km (118 mi) [1]
Basin 4,748.9 km2 (1,834 sq mi) [2]
Discharge
 - average 55 m3/s (1,942 cu ft/s) [1]
 - max 320 m3/s (11,301 cu ft/s) [1]

The river Helge or, in Swedish, Helgeån, alternatively Helge å, (lit. 'The Holy river') is a river which flows through Småland and Skåne in southern Sweden. The course of the river takes it through Kristianstad and out to the Hanöbukten in the Baltic Sea.

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  1. ^ a b c "Helge å". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 12 July 2010.  (subscription required)
  2. ^ "Län och huvudavrinningsområden i Sverige" (PDF) (in Swedish). Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute. Retrieved 12 July 2010.