Sèvre Niortaise

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Sèvre Niortaise
Sèvre niortaise.jpg
The Sèvre Niortaise near Niort
Sèvre Niortaise is located in France
Sèvre Niortaise
Sèvre Niortaise is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Sèvre Niortaise
Native nameLa Sèvre niortaise  (French)
Location
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationDeux-Sèvres
 • elevation150 m (490 ft)
Mouth 
 • location
Atlantic Ocean
 • coordinates
46°18′35″N 1°7′45″W / 46.30972°N 1.12917°W / 46.30972; -1.12917Coordinates: 46°18′35″N 1°7′45″W / 46.30972°N 1.12917°W / 46.30972; -1.12917
Length158.4 km (98.4 mi)
Discharge 
 • average44 m3/s (1,600 cu ft/s)

The Sèvre Niortaise (French pronunciation: ​[sɛvʁ njɔʁtɛz]) 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.[1] 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. Its largest tributaries are the Vendée and the Autise.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sandre. "Fiche cours d'eau - Sèvre Niortaise (N---0060)".