The Kyll (German pronunciation: [ˈkɪl]), noted by the Roman poet Ausonius as Celbis,[2] is a 128-kilometre-long (80 mi) river in western Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate), left tributary of the Moselle. It rises in the Eifel mountains, near the border with Belgium and flows generally south through the towns Stadtkyll, Gerolstein, Kyllburg and east of Bitburg. It flows into the Moselle in Ehrang, a suburb of Trier.

Kyll
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Location
CountryGermany
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationHautes Fagnes
 • elevation±600 m (2,000 ft)
Mouth 
 • location
Moselle
 • coordinates
49°48′12″N 6°42′6″E / 49.80333°N 6.70167°E / 49.80333; 6.70167Coordinates: 49°48′12″N 6°42′6″E / 49.80333°N 6.70167°E / 49.80333; 6.70167
Length127.6 km (79.3 mi) [1]
Basin size849 km2 (328 sq mi) [1]
Basin features
ProgressionMoselleRhineNorth Sea

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