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Bar-le-Duc pont Notre-Dame.jpg
Ornain flowing through Bar-le-Duc
Country France
River mouth Saulx
48°46′7″N 4°48′15″E / 48.76861°N 4.80417°E / 48.76861; 4.80417Coordinates: 48°46′7″N 4°48′15″E / 48.76861°N 4.80417°E / 48.76861; 4.80417
Progression SaulxMarneSeineEnglish Channel
Physical characteristics
Length 116 km (72 mi)

The Ornain is a 116 km long river in northeastern France, right tributary of the Saulx (Seine basin). It is formed near the village Gondrecourt-le-Château by the confluence of the small rivers Ognon and Maldite. It flows generally northwest. Its course crosses the following départements and towns:

The Ornain flows into the Saulx in Pargny-sur-Saulx. The part of the Marne-Rhine Canal between Demange-aux-Eaux and Sermaize-les-Bains runs parallel to the Ornain.