Werre

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Werre
Elsemündung.JPG
Confluence of the rivers Else and Werre (right).
Location
CountryGermany
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ locationEggegebirge
 ⁃ coordinates51°54′38″N 8°59′31″E / 51.91056°N 8.99194°E / 51.91056; 8.99194
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Weser
 ⁃ coordinates
52°13′16″N 8°49′40″E / 52.22111°N 8.82778°E / 52.22111; 8.82778Coordinates: 52°13′16″N 8°49′40″E / 52.22111°N 8.82778°E / 52.22111; 8.82778
Length71.9 km (44.7 mi) [1]
Basin size1,486 km2 (574 sq mi) [1]
Basin features
ProgressionWeserNorth Sea

The Werre is a river in the Detmold region (Regierungsbezirk) of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, left tributary of the Weser. Its source is near Horn-Bad Meinberg; the Werre flows generally north through the towns Detmold, Lage, Bad Salzuflen, Herford and Löhne. It flows into the Weser close to Bad Oeynhausen; the total length of the Werre is 71.9 km.[1] It crosses the districts of Lippe, Herford and Minden-Lübbecke.

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