Weil (river)

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Source of the Weil.
Country Germany
Physical characteristics
Main source Taunus
740 m (2,430 ft)
River mouth Lahn
50°28′26″N 8°15′50″E / 50.47389°N 8.26389°E / 50.47389; 8.26389Coordinates: 50°28′26″N 8°15′50″E / 50.47389°N 8.26389°E / 50.47389; 8.26389
Length 50 km (31 mi)
Source of the Weil 1963 by Taunusklub

The Weil is small 50 km long river in Hesse, Germany. It is a left tributary to the Lahn river and the city of Weilburg is located next to its mouth. The river flows exclusively through the Taunus mountain range with its source being located between the Kleiner Feldberg and Großer Feldberg mountains. It flows through Schmitten, Weilrod and Weilmünster. A hiking trail as well as a biking trail follow the course of the river.


  • Kümmerly+Frey: The New International Atlas. Rand McNally (1980)

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