Huisne

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Huisne
Native name L'Huisne
Country France
Physical characteristics
Main source Perche
±180 m (590 ft)
River mouth Sarthe
47°59′26″N 0°10′49″E / 47.99056°N 0.18028°E / 47.99056; 0.18028 (Sarthe-Huisne)Coordinates: 47°59′26″N 0°10′49″E / 47.99056°N 0.18028°E / 47.99056; 0.18028 (Sarthe-Huisne)
Length 164.5 km (102.2 mi)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    13.5 m3/s (480 cu ft/s)
Basin features
Progression SartheMaineLoireAtlantic Ocean
Basin size 2,385 km2 (921 sq mi)

The Huisne is a 164.5 km (102.2 mi) long river in France.[1] It is a left tributary of the river Sarthe, which it meets in Le Mans. Its source is near the town Pervenchères, in the Orne department.

The Huisne flows through the following départements and towns:

One historic town along the Huisne is Nogent-le-Rotrou.

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