Layon

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Layon
Layon rablay.jpg
The Layon at Rablay-sur-Layon
Location
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ locationSaint-Maurice-la-Fougereuse
 ⁃ coordinates47°03′47″N 00°29′06″W / 47.06306°N 0.48500°W / 47.06306; -0.48500
 ⁃ elevation105 m (344 ft)
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Loire
 ⁃ coordinates
47°21′02″N 00°45′16″W / 47.35056°N 0.75444°W / 47.35056; -0.75444Coordinates: 47°21′02″N 00°45′16″W / 47.35056°N 0.75444°W / 47.35056; -0.75444
 ⁃ elevation
12 m (39 ft)
Length89.9 km (55.9 mi)
Basin size950 km2 (370 sq mi)
Discharge 
 ⁃ average4.05 m3/s (143 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionLoireAtlantic Ocean

The Layon (French: le Layon) is a 89.9 km (55.9 mi) long river in the Deux-Sèvres and Maine-et-Loire departments in western France.[1] Its source is near Saint-Maurice-la-Fougereuse. It flows generally northwest. It is a left tributary of the Loire, into which it flows near Chalonnes-sur-Loire.

Departments and communes along its course[edit]

This list is ordered from source to mouth:

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sandre. "Fiche cours d'eau - Layon (M5--0200)".