Aube (river)

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Aube
Rivière Aube sortie Bar sur Aube.JPG
Aube at Bar-sur-Aube
Cours de l'Aube.png
Location
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationChampagne-Ardenne
 • coordinates47°45′37″N 5°7′29″E / 47.76028°N 5.12472°E / 47.76028; 5.12472 (Aube source)
Mouth 
 • location
Seine
 • coordinates
48°33′26″N 3°43′3″E / 48.55722°N 3.71750°E / 48.55722; 3.71750Coordinates: 48°33′26″N 3°43′3″E / 48.55722°N 3.71750°E / 48.55722; 3.71750
Length249 km (155 mi)
Basin size3,600 km2 (1,400 sq mi)
Discharge 
 • average34 m3/s (1,200 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionSeineEnglish Channel

The Aube (French pronunciation: [ob] (listen)) is a river in France, a right tributary of the Seine. It is 248.9 kilometres (154.7 mi) long.[1] The river gives its name to the Aube department.

Its source is in the Haute-Marne department, on the plateau of Langres, near the town of Auberive. It flows through the departments of Haute-Marne, Côte-d'Or, Aube, and Marne. It flows into the river Seine near Marcilly-sur-Seine. Cities along the river include Bar-sur-Aube and Arcis-sur-Aube.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Sandre. "Fiche cours d'eau - L'Aube (F1--0200)".

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