Ognon (Franche-Comté)

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Ognon
Lure Ognon.jpg
The Ognon near Lure.
L'Ognon (bassin de la Saône) (carte).jpg
Map and Location
Location
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ locationVosges mountains
 ⁃ elevation±900 m (3,000 ft)
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Saône
 ⁃ coordinates
47°18′51″N 5°26′4″E / 47.31417°N 5.43444°E / 47.31417; 5.43444 (Saône-Ognon)Coordinates: 47°18′51″N 5°26′4″E / 47.31417°N 5.43444°E / 47.31417; 5.43444 (Saône-Ognon)
Length214 km (133 mi)
Basin size2,308 km2 (891 sq mi)
Discharge 
 ⁃ average36 m3/s (1,300 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionSaôneRhôneMediterranean Sea

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).[1]

The Ognon flows through the following départements and towns:

Tributaries[edit]

Some of its tributaries include:

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