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Nive

Nive
Nive in Bayonne
Origin Pyrenees
Mouth Adour
Basin countries  France
Length 80 km (50 mi)
Basin area 1,030 km2 (400 sq mi)

The Nive (Basque: Errobi, Occitan: Niva) is a French river that flows through the French Basque Country. It is a left tributary of the river Adour. The river's source in the Pyrenees in Lower Navarre. The river Nive was made famous by the Le petit Nicolas series.

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Principal tributaries 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Geography

The Nive proper is formed from three head rivers in Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port:

  • The Nive de Béhérobie (main stream)
  • The Laurhibar
  • The Nive d'Arnéguy.

The Nive passes through the towns of Estérençuby (Nive de Béhérobie), Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, Bidarray, Cambo-les-Bains, Ustaritz, Villefranque and Bayonne, where it flows into the Adour.

Principal tributaries

References

  • http://www.geoportail.fr
  • The Nive at the Sandre database

External links

  • (French) Au fil des Nives
  • (French) Tour de la Haute vallée de la Nive
  • (French) Contrat de Rivière des Nives
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