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.

Werre
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Confluence of the rivers Else and Werre (right)
Location
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
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
Tributaries 
 • leftAa, Else
 • rightBega

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