Yonne (river)

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The Yonne in Auxerre
Country France
Basin features
Main source Morvan
730 m (2,400 ft)
River mouth Seine
48°23′15″N 2°57′30″E / 48.38750°N 2.95833°E / 48.38750; 2.95833 (Seine-Yonne)Coordinates: 48°23′15″N 2°57′30″E / 48.38750°N 2.95833°E / 48.38750; 2.95833 (Seine-Yonne)
Progression SeineEnglish Channel
Basin size 10,887 km2 (4,203 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 292 km (181 mi)
  • Average rate:
    95 m3/s (3,400 cu ft/s)

The Yonne is a river in France, left tributary of the Seine. It is 292 kilometres (181 mi) long. The river gives its name to the Yonne département. It rises in the Nièvre département, in the Morvan hills near Château-Chinon. It flows into the river Seine in Montereau-Fault-Yonne.

The Yonne flows through the following départements and towns:

The main tributaries of the Yonne are the Vanne, the Armançon, the Serein and the Cure.


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