Têt (river)

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Têt
Têt.jpg
Têt near Villefranche-de-Conflent
Native nameLa Têt  (French)
Location
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
Source 
 - locationPyrenees
 - elevation±2,400 m (7,900 ft)
Mouth 
 - location
Mediterranean Sea
 - coordinates
42°42′48″N 3°2′23″E / 42.71333°N 3.03972°E / 42.71333; 3.03972 (Mediterranean Sea-Têt)Coordinates: 42°42′48″N 3°2′23″E / 42.71333°N 3.03972°E / 42.71333; 3.03972 (Mediterranean Sea-Têt)
Length116 km (72 mi)
Basin size1,550 km2 (600 sq mi)
Discharge 
 - average7.5 m3/s (260 cu ft/s)

The Têt (Catalan: Tet) is the largest river in Pyrénées-Orientales, southwestern France. It is 116 kilometres (72 mi) long. The Têt has its source at the foot of the Pic Carlit in the Pyrenees. It crosses the Pyrénées-Orientales département (Northern Catalonia) from West to East and ends in the Mediterranean Sea, near Perpignan (Catalan: Perpinyà).

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