The source of the Loue, showing karst formations.
|Main source||Jura mountains
528 m (1,732 ft)
|Progression||Doubs→ Saône→ Rhône→ Mediterranean Sea|
|Basin size||1,760 km2 (680 sq mi)|
|Length||122 km (76 mi)|
The Loue is a river of eastern France, a left tributary of the Doubs, which it joins downstream of Dole. Its source is a karstic spring in the Jura mountains near Ouhans, which at least partly receives its water from the Doubs. This connection with the Doubs was only discovered in 1901 when a spillage from the Pernod factory into the Doubs was transmitted into the Loue .
The Loue flows through the following departments and towns:
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