The source of the Loue, showing karst formations.
Course of the Loue interactive map.
|⁃ location||Jura mountains|
|⁃ elevation||528 m (1,732 ft)|
|Length||122 km (76 mi)|
|Basin size||1,760 km2 (680 sq mi)|
|⁃ average||59 m3/s (2,100 cu ft/s)|
|Progression||Doubs→ Saône→ Rhône→ Mediterranean Sea|
The Loue is a river of eastern France, a left tributary of the Doubs, which it joins downstream of Dole. Its source is a karst 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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