Lérez

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Lérez
RíoLérez.jpg
The Lérez river at San Xurxo de Sacos, Cotobade.
Location
CountrySpain
Autonomous CommunityGalicia
CityPontevedra
Physical characteristics
SourceSan Bieito
 ⁃ locationForcarei, Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain
 ⁃ elevation900 m (3,000 ft)
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Ria of Pontevedra, Spain
 ⁃ coordinates
42°25′04″N 8°40′26″W / 42.417727°N 8.673988°W / 42.417727; -8.673988Coordinates: 42°25′04″N 8°40′26″W / 42.417727°N 8.673988°W / 42.417727; -8.673988
 ⁃ elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Length60 km (37 mi)

The Lérez is a river in South West Galicia, Spain. The river meets the Atlantic Ocean at Pontevedra, where it creates Pontevedra's ria; the sources of the 60-kilometre (37 mi) long stream are in Serra do Candán, in the mountain of San Bieito, in the parish of Aciveiro (Forcarei). The Lérez passes through the communities of Forcarei, Cerdedo, Campo Lameiro, Cotobade and, finally, Pontevedra.

Its main tributaries are the Salgueiro, Cabaleiros, Grande, O Castro, Quireza, Tenorio and Almofrei.

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