Sèvre Niortaise

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Sèvre Niortaise
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The Sèvre Niortaise near Niort
Native name La Sèvre niortaise
Country France
Basin features
Main source Deux-Sèvres
150 m (490 ft)
River mouth Atlantic Ocean
46°18′35″N 1°7′45″W / 46.30972°N 1.12917°W / 46.30972; -1.12917 (Atlantic Ocean-Sèvre Niortaise)Coordinates: 46°18′35″N 1°7′45″W / 46.30972°N 1.12917°W / 46.30972; -1.12917 (Atlantic Ocean-Sèvre Niortaise)
Physical characteristics
Length 158 km (98 mi)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    44 m3/s (1,600 cu ft/s)

The Sèvre Niortaise is a river in western France, flowing into the Atlantic Ocean. Its source is in the Deux-Sèvres département, near Sepvret, north of Melle.

It flows through the following départements and towns:

It flows into the Atlantic Ocean in Bourg-Chapon, north of the city La Rochelle. The largest city along the river is Niort, hence the name Sèvre niortaise (distinguishing it from the Sèvre Nantaise).

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