Neste (river)

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Neste
Arreau confluent Nestes.JPG
La Neste d'Aure (right) and la Neste du Louron (left) join to form la Neste, at Arreau.
Country France
Basin
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)
Discharge
  • 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.

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