Niers

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Niers
Weeze Niers.jpg
The Niers at Weeze
Origin Lower Rhine region
51°04′49″N 6°23′31″E / 51.08028°N 6.39194°E / 51.08028; 6.39194
Mouth Maas
51°42′50″N 5°56′51″E / 51.71389°N 5.94750°E / 51.71389; 5.94750Coordinates: 51°42′50″N 5°56′51″E / 51.71389°N 5.94750°E / 51.71389; 5.94750
Basin countries Germany, Netherlands
Length 116 km
Source elevation ±75 m
Basin area 1,348 km²

The Niers is a river in Germany and the Netherlands, right tributary to the river Meuse. Its source is near Erkelenz, south of Mönchengladbach, in North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany). The Niers flows through Mönchengladbach, Viersen, Wachtendonk, Geldern and Goch before flowing into the Meuse just across the border with the Netherlands, in Gennep. Its total length is 116 km - 108 km in Germany, 8 km in the Netherlands.


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