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Yonne River

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Yonne River

Origin Morvan

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)

Basin countries France
Length 292 km
Source elevation 730 m
Avg. discharge 95 m³/s
Basin area 10,887 km²

The Yonne is a river in France, left tributary of the Seine. It is 292 km long. The river gives its name to the Yonne département. Its source is 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 Yonne at the Sandre database

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