Pique (river)

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Pique
Pique Hospice de France Port de Venasque (1).JPG
The Pique near its source
Country France, Spain
Physical characteristics
Main source Pyrenees
± 1,400 m (4,600 ft)
River mouth Garonne
42°55′35″N 0°39′5″E / 42.92639°N 0.65139°E / 42.92639; 0.65139 (Garonne-Pique)Coordinates: 42°55′35″N 0°39′5″E / 42.92639°N 0.65139°E / 42.92639; 0.65139 (Garonne-Pique)
Length 33 km (21 mi)
Basin features
Progression GaronneAtlantic Ocean
Basin size 3,860 km2 (1,490 sq mi)

The Pique is a 33 km long river in southern France, left tributary of the Garonne.[1] Its source is in the Pyrenees, on the north side of the Port de Venasque mountain pass. It flows generally northward, entirely within the Haute-Garonne département. It passes through the resort town Bagnères-de-Luchon and Cierp-Gaud. It flows into the Garonne in Chaum.

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