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Encyclopedia > Saône River

The Saône is a river of eastern France. It is a tributary of the River Rhône. Rising at Vioménil in the Vosges, it joins the Rhône at Lyon. For the Second World War frigate class, see River class frigate The Murray River in Australia A waterfall on the Ova da Fedoz, Switzerland A river is a large natural waterway. ... A tributary (or affluent or confluent) is a contributory stream, a river that does not reach the sea, but joins another major river (a parent river), to which it contributes its waters, swelling its discharge. ... Length 800 km Elevation of the source 1753 m Average discharge 1800 m³/s Area watershed 100,200 km² Origin Rhône glacier Mouth Mediterranean Sea Basin countries Switzerland, France The River Rhône (French Rhône, Occitan Ròse, Franco-Provençal Roun, standard German Rhone, Valais German Rotten) is one of the major... Vosges is a French département, named after the Vosges mountain range. ... This article is about the French city. ...

Length: 480 km
Hydrographic basin: 29,950 km²
Average flow: 410 m³/s

Départements - and major cities - traversed: The départements (or departments) are administrative units of France, roughly analogous to British counties and are now grouped into 22 metropolitan and four overseas régions. ...

Note: the names of two of these départements include that of the river. Vosges is a French département, named after the Vosges mountain range. ... Haute-Saône is a French département, named after the Saône River. ... Côte-dOr is a département in the eastern part of France. ... Saône-et-Loire is a French département, named after the Saône and the Loire rivers. ... Chalon-sur-Saône is part of the Burgundy region, it was once a well known river port, as a point to distribute local wines up and down the Saône river. ... Mâcon is a commune of France, préfecture (capital) of the Saône-et-Loire département, in the Bourgogne région. ... Rhône is a French département located in eastern central France. ... This article is about the French city. ...


Main tributaries:

  • Brevenne
  • Doubs
  • Ouche
  • Reyssouze
  • Tille

The name Saône derives from that of the Celtic river goddess Souconna. Doubs is a 430 km long river in eastern France and western Switzerland. ... The word Celtic can refer to: the European Celtic people, ancient or modern the Celtic languages, spoken by these people and their modern descendents the Celtic (Lusitania), Celts from the Alentejo. ...


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Saône is also a commune in the French département of Doubs. The commune is an administrative division of France. ... The départements (or departments) are administrative units of France, roughly analogous to British counties and are now grouped into 22 metropolitan and four overseas régions. ... Doubs is a département in eastern France named after the Doubs River. ...


 
 

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