Rur

The Rur or Roer (German: Rur [ʁuːɐ̯]; Dutch and Limburgish: Roer, Dutch pronunciation: [ˈruːr], Limburgish: [ˈʀuːʀ˦]; French: Rour[2]) is a major river that flows through portions of Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands. It is a right (eastern) tributary to the Meuse (Dutch: Maas). About 90 percent of the river's course is in Germany.

Rur
La Roer
The Rur in Monschau
Location
Countries
Physical characteristics
Source 
  locationHigh Fens
  elevation660 m (2,170 ft)
Mouth 
  location
Meuse
  coordinates
51°11′52″N 5°58′52″E
  elevation
17 m (56 ft)
Length164.5 km (102.2 mi) [1]
Basin size2,361 km2 (912 sq mi) [1]
Basin features
ProgressionMeuseNorth Sea

It is not to be confused with the rivers Ruhr and Röhr, which are tributaries of the Rhine in North Rhine-Westphalia.


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