Werre

The Werre is a river in the Detmold region (Regierungsbezirk) of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, left tributary of the Weser. Its source is near Horn-Bad Meinberg. The Werre flows generally north through the towns Detmold, Lage, Bad Salzuflen, Herford and Löhne. It flows into the Weser close to Bad Oeynhausen. The total length of the Werre is 71.9 km.[1] It crosses the districts of Lippe, Herford and Minden-Lübbecke.

Werre
Confluence of the rivers Else and Werre (right).
Location
CountryGermany
Physical characteristics
Source 
  locationEggegebirge
  coordinates51°54′38″N 8°59′31″E
Mouth 
  location
Weser
  coordinates
52°13′16″N 8°49′40″E
Length71.9 km (44.7 mi) [1]
Basin size1,486 km2 (574 sq mi) [1]
Basin features
ProgressionWeserNorth Sea

References


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