The Ognon near Lure.
Map and Location
±900 m (3,000 ft)
|Length||214 km (133 mi)|
|Progression||Saône→ Rhône→ Mediterranean Sea|
|Basin size||2,308 km2 (891 sq mi)|
The Ognon is a river of eastern France. It is a left tributary of the Saône, which it joins in Pontailler-sur-Saône. Its source is in Haut-du-Them-Château-Lambert in the Vosges mountains near the Ballon d'Alsace. Its length is 214 km (133 mi) and its basin area is 2,308 km2 (891 sq mi).
The Ognon flows through the following départements and towns:
- Haute-Saône: Mélisey, Lure, Villersexel, Pesmes
- Doubs: Rougemont
- Côte-d'Or: Pontailler-sur-Saône
Some of its tributaries include:
- Website of an association of owners of historical sites in the Ognon valley (french - english)
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