Têt River


Têt River

Infobox River | river_name = Têt


caption =Têt near Villefranche-de-Conflent
origin = Pyrenees
mouth = Mediterranean Sea
coord|42|42|48|N|3|2|23|E|name=Mediterranean Sea-Têt|display=inline,title
basin_countries = France
length = 116 km
elevation = ±2,400 m
discharge = 7.5 m³/s
watershed = 1,550 km²
The Têt ( _ca. Tet) is the largest river in Roussillon, southwestern France. It is 116 km long. The Têt has its source at the foot of the Pic Carlit in the Pyrenees. It crosses the Pyrénées-Orientales "département" (Northern Catalonia) from West to East and ends in the Mediterranean Sea, near Perpignan ( _ca. Perpinyà).

Tributaries include

* Riberole
* Carança
* Mantet
* Rotja
* Cady
* Castellane
* Lentilla
* Boulès

Towns along the river include

* Mont-Louis ("Mont-Lluis")
* Olette ("Oleta")
* Villefranche-de-Conflent ("Vilafranca de Conflent")
* Prades ("Prada de Conflent")
* Perpignan ("Perpinyà")

References

*http://www.geoportail.fr
* [http://sandre.eaufrance.fr/app/chainage/courdo/htm/Y04-0400.php?cg=Y04-0400 The Têt at the Sandre database]


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