Ruhr (river)

The Ruhr is a river in western Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia), a right tributary (east-side) of the Rhine.

Ruhr
The Ruhr in Essen-Kettwig
Location
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Physical characteristics
Source 
  locationKahler Asten
  elevation870 m (2,850 ft)
Mouth 
  location
Rhine
  coordinates
51°27′3″N 6°43′22″E
Length219.2 km (136.2 mi) [1]
Basin size4,485 km2 (1,732 sq mi) [1]
Discharge 
  average79 m3/s (2,800 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionRhineNorth Sea
Tributaries 
  leftLenne, Volme
  rightMöhne

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