Vendée (river)

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Country France
Basin features
Main source Deux-Sèvres
206 m (676 ft)
River mouth Sèvre Niortaise
46°19′21″N 0°57′47″W / 46.32250°N 0.96306°W / 46.32250; -0.96306 (Sèvre Niortaise-Vendée)Coordinates: 46°19′21″N 0°57′47″W / 46.32250°N 0.96306°W / 46.32250; -0.96306 (Sèvre Niortaise-Vendée)
Basin size 675 km2 (261 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 82 km (51 mi)

The Vendée is a small river in western France, right tributary to the river Sèvre Niortaise. Its source is near L'Absie, in the west of the Deux-Sèvres département. For a few kilometres, it forms the border between the départements Vendée (named after the river) and Charente-Maritime before it flows into the Sèvre Niortaise, near Marans.

It flows through the following départements and towns: