Rossel (Saar)

Rossel (French: Rosselle; German: Rossel) is a river flowing on the border of the department of Moselle (France) and Saarland (Germany). It rises in Longeville-les-Saint-Avold near the border of France and Germany and flows northwards into the Saar near Völklingen. Its course within France and on the French-German border is 32.8 km (20.4 mi) long.[1]

Rossel
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Course of the Rosselle
Location
CountriesFrance and Germany
RegionGrand Est
StateSaarland
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • location49°08′16″N 6°36′36″E / 49.13778°N 6.61000°E / 49.13778; 6.61000
 • elevation309 m (1,014 ft)
Mouth 
 • location
Saar
 • coordinates
49°14′45″N 6°50′23″E / 49.2458°N 6.8397°E / 49.2458; 6.8397Coordinates: 49°14′45″N 6°50′23″E / 49.2458°N 6.8397°E / 49.2458; 6.8397
 • elevation
196 m (643 ft)
Length38 km (24 mi)
Basin features
ProgressionSaarMoselleRhineNorth Sea

Towns along the Rossel are:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sandre. "Fiche cours d'eau - Ruisseau la Rosselle (A95-0200)".