- Kiso River
river_name = Kiso River
caption = View from
Inuyama Castleout over the Kiso River, looking east.
length = 227 km
elevation = 2,446 m
discharge = 169 m³/s
watershed = 9,100 km²
The nihongo|Kiso River|木曽川|Kiso-gawa is a river in Japan roughly 227
kmlong, flowing through the prefectures of Nagano, Gifu, Aichi, and Mie before emptying into Ise Baya short distance away from the city of Nagoya. It is the main river of the Kiso Three Rivers(along with Ibi and Nagara rivers) and forms a major part of the Nōbi Plain. The valley around the upper portion of the river forms the Kiso Valley.
Parts of the Kiso River are sometimes referred to as the Japan Rhine because of its similarities to the
* Frederic, Louis (2002). "Japan Encyclopedia." Cambridge, Massachusetts:
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