Yonne (river)

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The Yonne in Auxerre
Origin Morvan
Mouth Seine
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Basin countries France
Length 292 km (181 mi)
Source elevation 730 m (2,400 ft)
Avg. discharge 95 m3/s (3,400 cu ft/s)
Basin area 10,887 km2 (4,203 sq mi)

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.


See also