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Confluence of the rivers Else and Werre (right).
Country Germany
Physical characteristics
Main source Eggegebirge
51°54′38″N 8°59′31″E / 51.91056°N 8.99194°E / 51.91056; 8.99194
River mouth Weser
52°13′16″N 8°49′40″E / 52.22111°N 8.82778°E / 52.22111; 8.82778Coordinates: 52°13′16″N 8°49′40″E / 52.22111°N 8.82778°E / 52.22111; 8.82778
Length 71.9 km (44.7 mi) [1]
Basin features
Progression WeserNorth Sea
Basin size 1,486 km2 (574 sq mi) [1]

The Werre is a river in the Detmold region (Regierungsbezirk) of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, left tributary of the Weser. Its source is near Horn-Bad Meinberg. The Werre flows generally north through the towns Detmold, Lage, Bad Salzuflen, Herford and Löhne. It flows into the Weser close to Bad Oeynhausen. The total length of the Werre is 71.9 km.[1] It crosses the districts of Lippe, Herford and Minden-Lübbecke.