The Sèvre Niortaise near Niort
|Native name||La Sèvre niortaise (French)|
|• elevation||150 m (490 ft)|
|Length||158.4 km (98.4 mi)|
|• average||44 m3/s (1,600 cu ft/s)|
The Sèvre Niortaise is a 158.4 km (98.4 mi) long river in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine and Pays de la Loire regions in western France, flowing into the Atlantic Ocean. Its source is in the Deux-Sèvres department, near Sepvret, north of Melle.
It flows through the following departments and towns:
It flows into the Atlantic Ocean in Bourg-Chapon, north of the city of La Rochelle. The largest city along the river is Niort, which gives it the name Sèvre Niortaise, distinguishing it from the Sèvre Nantaise.
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