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Gaià River

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Gaià River

The Gaià River at l'Altrera near Santes Creus
Origin Santa Coloma de Queralt
Mouth Mediterranean Sea
Basin countries Spain
Length 59 km
Mouth elevation 0 m
Avg. discharge 0.57 m3/s
Basin area 423.8 km2

The Gaià is a 59 km long river in Tarragona Province, Catalonia.


  • Course 1
  • Tributaries 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


Its source is at Catalan Pre-Coastal Range and then close to Santes Creus. Finally it flows into the Mediterranean at the Tamarit Castle, Tarragonès, near Altafulla forming a coastal lagoon separated from the sea by a sandbar. The river mouth is a protected area.[1]


Its main tributaries are:[2]

See also


  1. ^ "Desembocadura del riu Gaià; Fitxes descriptives de zones humides" (PDF). Departament d'Agricultura, Ramaderia, Pesca, Alimentació i Medi Natural de la  
  2. ^ Josep M. Calbet& Teresa M. Jové, Alt Camp: marc físic marc humà, Generalitat de Catalunya. Valls May 1983 ISBN 84-300-8291-3

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