Holtemme

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Holtemme
Steinerne Renne 2014.jpg
The Steinerne Renne on the upper reaches of the Holtemme
StateSaxony-Anhalt, Germany
Physical characteristics
Main sourceon the northeastern slopes of the Renneckenberg in the Harz
840 m above sea level (HN)
River mouthnear Krottorf into the Bode
97 m above sea level (HN)
51°57′49″N 11°10′59″E / 51.963532°N 11.183074°E / 51.963532; 11.183074
Length47 km (29 mi)
Basin features
ProgressionBodeSaaleElbeNorth Sea
Basin size271 km2 (105 sq mi)
Landmarks

The Holtemme is a 47-kilometre (29 mi) long tributary of the river Bode in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.

It rises in the Harz mountains at the eastern foot of the Brocken, descends during its upper course as the Steinerne Renne, a steep stream bed riddled with granite rocks, flows through Hasserode, Wernigerode and past their villages of Minsleben and Silstedt, through Derenburg and Halberstadt and discharges into the Bode.

In Wernigerode, not far from the western gate, the Zillierbach, which is also known as the Flutrenne, merges into the Holtemme.