Wertach (river)

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Wertach
Country Germany
Basin features
Main source Northern Limestone Alps
1,078 m (3,537 ft)
River mouth Lech
48°24′16″N 10°53′17″E / 48.40444°N 10.88806°E / 48.40444; 10.88806Coordinates: 48°24′16″N 10°53′17″E / 48.40444°N 10.88806°E / 48.40444; 10.88806
Basin size 1,290 km2 (500 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 151 km (94 mi)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    32 m3/s (1,100 cu ft/s)

The Wertach is a river in Bavaria, southern Germany, left tributary of the Lech. Its total length is 151 km. The Wertach originates in the Northern Limestone Alps, in Bad Hindelang, east of Sonthofen (Oberallgäu district). It flows north along the towns Wertach, Nesselwang, Marktoberdorf, Kaufbeuren, Schwabmünchen and Bobingen. The Wertach flows into the Lech (itself a tributary of the Danube) in Augsburg.

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