Salat (river)

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Salat
Salat a St. Girons.JPG
Country France
Basin
Main source Mont Rouch, Pyrenees
2,500 m (8,200 ft)
River mouth Garonne
43°9′40″N 0°57′58″E / 43.16111°N 0.96611°E / 43.16111; 0.96611Coordinates: 43°9′40″N 0°57′58″E / 43.16111°N 0.96611°E / 43.16111; 0.96611
Progression GaronneAtlantic Ocean
Basin size 1,570 km2 (610 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 75 km (47 mi)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    43 m3/s (1,500 cu ft/s)

The Salat (Occitan: Salat) is a river in southern France, a right tributary of the Garonne. It rises in nine points above the hamlet Salau in the municipality Couflens, on the slopes of Mont Rouch, central Pyrenees. The former Gascon province of Couserans is based on its valley.

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