Lignon du Velay

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Lignon du Velay
Country France
Basin features
Main source Chaudeyrolles
1,440 m (4,720 ft)
44°55′23″N 04°10′42″E / 44.92306°N 4.17833°E / 44.92306; 4.17833
River mouth Loire
460 m (1,510 ft)
45°15′31″N 04°08′42″E / 45.25861°N 4.14500°E / 45.25861; 4.14500Coordinates: 45°15′31″N 04°08′42″E / 45.25861°N 4.14500°E / 45.25861; 4.14500
Progression LoireAtlantic Ocean
Basin size 661.3 km2 (255.3 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 84.5 km (52.5 mi)
  • Average rate:
    9.8 m3/s (350 cu ft/s)

The Lignon du Velay (French: le Lignon du Velay) is a 84.5-kilometre (52.5 mi) long river in the Ardèche and Haute-Loire départements, south-central France. Its source is near Chaudeyrolles. It flows generally north. It is a right tributary of the Loire into which it flows at Pont de Lignon, a hamlet in Monistrol-sur-Loire.

Départements and communes along its course[edit]

This list is ordered from source to mouth: