Sèvre Nantaise

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Sèvre Nantaise
Sèvre Nantaise near Le Longeron.jpg
The Sèvre Nantaise, near Le Longeron
Native name La Sèvre nantaise
Country France
Basin features
Main source Deux-Sèvres
215 m (705 ft)
River mouth Loire
47°11′46″N 1°32′49″W / 47.19611°N 1.54694°W / 47.19611; -1.54694 (Loire-Sèvre Nantaise)Coordinates: 47°11′46″N 1°32′49″W / 47.19611°N 1.54694°W / 47.19611; -1.54694 (Loire-Sèvre Nantaise)
Progression LoireAtlantic Ocean
Basin size 2,356 km2 (910 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 159 km (99 mi)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    9.5 m3/s (340 cu ft/s)

The Sèvre Nantaise is a river in western France, left tributary to the Loire. Its source is in the Deux-Sèvres département, near Secondigny.

It flows through the following départements and towns:

It flows into the Loire in the city Nantes, hence the name Sèvre nantaise (distinguishing it from the Sèvre Niortaise).

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