Madon

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Madon
Madon.jpg
the Madon near Haroué
Country France
Basin features
Main source Vioménil
410 m (1,350 ft)
48°06′03″N 06°12′12″E / 48.10083°N 6.20333°E / 48.10083; 6.20333
River mouth Moselle
220 m (720 ft)
48°36′21″N 06°06′11″E / 48.60583°N 6.10306°E / 48.60583; 6.10306Coordinates: 48°36′21″N 06°06′11″E / 48.60583°N 6.10306°E / 48.60583; 6.10306
Basin size 1,032 km2 (398 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 96.9 km (60.2 mi)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    11.1 m3/s (390 cu ft/s)

The Madon (French: le Madon) is a 96.9-kilometre (60.2 mi) long river in the Vosges and Meurthe-et-Moselle départements, northeastern France. Its source is near Vioménil. It flows generally north. It is a left tributary of the Moselle into which it flows at Pont-Saint-Vincent, near Nancy.

Départements and communes along its course[edit]

This list is ordered from source to mouth:

At Ambacourt, two kilometers downstream from Mirecourt, the river accommodates a small colony of beavers: this is believed to reflect the quality of the water.

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