Ouvèze

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Ouvèze
BridgeVaison.jpg
Roman bridge over the Ouvèze in Vaison-la-Romaine.
Carte de l'Ouvèze.png
Location
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationFrench Prealps
 • elevation830 m (2,720 ft)
Mouth 
 • location
Rhône
 • coordinates
43°59′23″N 4°51′9″E / 43.98972°N 4.85250°E / 43.98972; 4.85250 (Rhône-Ouvèze)Coordinates: 43°59′23″N 4°51′9″E / 43.98972°N 4.85250°E / 43.98972; 4.85250 (Rhône-Ouvèze)
Length93 km (58 mi)
Basin size1,919 km2 (741 sq mi)
Basin features
ProgressionRhôneMediterranean Sea

The Ouvèze (French pronunciation: ​[uvɛz]) is a river in southern France and left tributary of the Rhône.[1] It rises in the southern French Prealps (the Baronnies), in the commune of Montauban-sur-l'Ouvèze. It flows into the Rhône in Sorgues, north of Avignon. Its length is 93 km (58 mi).[1] Its drainage basin is 1,919 km2 (741 sq mi).[2] The Sorgue is one of its tributaries.

The Ouvèze passes through the following départements and towns:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Sandre. "Fiche cours d'eau (V6--0200)".
  2. ^ Bassin versant : Ouvèze (L'), Observatoire Régional Eau et Milieux Aquatiques en PACA

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