Ailette (river)

The Ailette is a 59.5 km (37.0 mi) long river in the Aisne département, eastern France. Its source is at Sainte-Croix. It flows generally west-northwest. It is a left tributary of the Oise into which it flows between Manicamp and Quierzy, 30 km (19 mi) northeast of Compiègne.

Ailette
Center Parcs, Lac d'Ailette area, Chamouile, Aisne, France
Location
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
Source 
  locationSainte-Croix
  coordinates49°29′11″N 03°46′37″E
  elevation110 m (360 ft)
Mouth 
  location
Oise
  coordinates
49°34′40″N 03°09′41″E
  elevation
40 m (130 ft)
Length59.5 km (37.0 mi)
Basin size540 km2 (210 sq mi)
Discharge 
  average3 m3/s (110 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionOiseSeineEnglish Channel

On most of its course, it shares its valley with the Canal de l'Oise à l'Aisne.

Communes along its course

This list is ordered from source to mouth:

References


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