Landquart (river)

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Landquart Brücke4.jpg
bridge over the Landquart River near Malans, Grisons, Switzerland
Physical characteristics
MouthAlpine Rhine
 • coordinates
46°58′08″N 9°33′01″E / 46.9688°N 9.5503°E / 46.9688; 9.5503Coordinates: 46°58′08″N 9°33′01″E / 46.9688°N 9.5503°E / 46.9688; 9.5503
Length38 km (24 mi)
Basin size618 km2 (239 sq mi)
Basin features
ProgressionRhineNorth Sea

The Landquart is a river of Switzerland in the canton of Grisons and a right tributary of the Alpine Rhine. It is formed by the confluence of the two mountain streams, Vereinabach and Verstanclabach, both originating from glaciers in the Silvretta Alps. It flows northwesterly through the village of Klosters, the largest and uppermost village in the Prättigau valley. It empties into the Alpine Rhine in the town of Landquart. Length: 38 km (24 mi), drainage basin: 618 km2 (239 sq mi).

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