The Ill near Feldkirch-Gisingen.
2,240 m (7,350 ft)|
1,811 m (5,942 ft)|
|Length||72 km (45 mi)|
|Progression||Rhine→ North Sea|
It flows from the northern slopes of the Silvretta mountain range and then runs north-west through Vorarlberg. The Ill passes through the Montafon and Walgau valleys and the town Feldkirch. It joins the river Rhine a few kilometers northwest of Feldkirch ("Illspitz"), at the border with Switzerland. The Ill has several dams with hydroelectric power stations.
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