The Jagst (German pronunciation: [ˈjakst]) is a right tributary of the Neckar in northern Baden-Württemberg. It is 190 km long. Its source is in the hills east of Ellwangen, close to the Bavarian border. It winds through the towns Ellwangen, Crailsheim, Kirchberg an der Jagst, Langenburg, Krautheim, Möckmühl and Neudenau. Near Bad Wimpfen the Jagst flows into the Neckar, a few km downstream from the mouth of the river Kocher, that flows more or less parallel to the Jagst.
|⁃ location||Swabian Alb|
|⁃ elevation||519 m (1,703 ft)|
|Length||190.0 km (118.1 mi) |
|Basin size||1,838 km2 (710 sq mi) |
|⁃ average||18.6 m3/s (660 cu ft/s)|
|Progression||Neckar→ Rhine→ North Sea|
To the south of the river is the Harthausen Forest.
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