Neste (river)

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Arreau confluent Nestes.JPG
La Neste d'Aure (right) and la Neste du Louron (left) join to form la Neste, at Arreau.
Country France
Main source Pyrenees
River mouth Garonne
43°4′31″N 0°33′57″E / 43.07528°N 0.56583°E / 43.07528; 0.56583Coordinates: 43°4′31″N 0°33′57″E / 43.07528°N 0.56583°E / 43.07528; 0.56583
Progression GaronneAtlantic Ocean
Basin size 906 km2 (350 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 73 km (45 mi)
  • Average rate:
    13 m3/s (460 cu ft/s)

The Neste is a river in southern France, a left tributary of the Garonne. It rises from several sources around Saint-Lary-Soulan, central Pyrenees and flows through the following departments and towns:

Two rivers, the Neste d'Aure and the Neste du Louron, join to form the Neste at Arreau. The Neste flows into the Garonne in Montréjeau.