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Loing River; painted by Alfred Sisley
Country France
Physical characteristics
Main source Burgundy
320 m (1,050 ft)
47°33′13″N 3°13′51″E / 47.55361°N 3.23083°E / 47.55361; 3.23083
River mouth Seine
45 m (148 ft)
48°23′13″N 2°48′9″E / 48.38694°N 2.80250°E / 48.38694; 2.80250 (Seine-Loing)Coordinates: 48°23′13″N 2°48′9″E / 48.38694°N 2.80250°E / 48.38694; 2.80250 (Seine-Loing)
Length 142 km (88 mi)
  • Average rate:
    19 m3/s (670 cu ft/s)
Basin features
Progression SeineEnglish Channel
Basin size 4,150 km2 (1,600 sq mi)

The Loing is a 142-kilometre (88 mi) long river in central France, a left tributary of the Seine. Its source is in Sainte-Colombe-sur-Loing, in the south of the Yonne département.

The Loing flows into the Seine in Saint-Mammès, near Moret-sur-Loing. The part of the Briare Canal between Rogny-les-Sept-Écluses and Montargis runs parallel to the Loing. Its main tributaries are the Ouanne, the Aveyron, the Puiseaux, the Solin and the Lunain.

Départements and communes it runs through[edit]