The Veyle at Pont-de-Veyle
|- left||Irance, Renon, distributary Petit Veyle|
|- right||Menthon, Bief de Pommier, Poches stream|
|- elevation||306 m (1,004 ft)|
|- elevation||170 m (558 ft)|
|Length||66.9 km (42 mi)|
|Area||672 km2 (259 sq mi)|
|- average||6.81 m3/s (240 cu ft/s)|
The Veyle (French: la Veyle) is a 66.9 km (41.6 mi) long river in the Ain département, eastern France. Its source is in Chalamont. It flows generally northwest. It is a left tributary of the Saône into which it flows between Grièges and Crottet, near Mâcon.
Communes along its course
This list is ordered from source to mouth:
- Chalamont, Châtenay, Dompierre-sur-Veyle, Lent, Servas, Saint-André-sur-Vieux-Jonc, Péronnas, Saint-Rémy, Saint-Denis-lès-Bourg, Buellas, Polliat, Mézériat, Vonnas, Saint-Julien-sur-Veyle, Biziat, Perrex, Saint-Jean-sur-Veyle, Pont-de-Veyle, Crottet, Grièges
- This article is based on the equivalent article from the French Wikipedia, consulted on March 31st 2009.
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