Kyll

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Kyll
Fluss Kyll.jpg
Country Germany, Belgium
Physical characteristics
Main source Hautes Fagnes
±600 m (2,000 ft)
River mouth Moselle
49°48′12″N 6°42′6″E / 49.80333°N 6.70167°E / 49.80333; 6.70167Coordinates: 49°48′12″N 6°42′6″E / 49.80333°N 6.70167°E / 49.80333; 6.70167
Length 127.6 km (79.3 mi) [1]
Basin features
Progression MoselleRhineNorth Sea
Basin size 849 km2 (328 sq mi) [1]

The Kyll (German pronunciation: [ˈkɪl]), noted by the Roman poet Ausonius as Celbis,[2] is a 128 km long river in western Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate), left tributary of the Moselle. It rises in the Eifel mountains, near the border with Belgium and flows generally south through the towns Stadtkyll, Gerolstein, Kyllburg and east of Bitburg. It flows into the Moselle in Ehrang, a suburb of Trier.

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