Ems (river)

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Ems
Eems (Dutch, Law German), Iems (Westfalian), Oamse (Saterland Frisian), Amisia (Laitin)
River
Ems Wasserfall Hanekenfaehr.jpg
The Ems near Lingen
Name oreegin: tamesis, indo-european for dark, as in dark river
Kintras Germany, Netherlands (pairt o wattershed)
Bundesland Lawer Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalie
Region Emsland
Tributaries
 - right Leda, Hase
Ceeties Rheda-Wiedenbrück, Gütersloh, Warendorf, Rheine, Lingen, Meppen, Papenburg, Leer, Emden
Soorce
 - location Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock
 - elevation 134 m (440 ft)
 - coordinates 51°51′21″N 8°41′55″E / 51.85583°N 8.69861°E / 51.85583; 8.69861
Mooth Dollart Bay/North Sea
 - location Emden
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
 - coordinates 53°19′32″N 7°14′41″E / 53.32556°N 7.24472°E / 53.32556; 7.24472Coordinates: 53°19′32″N 7°14′41″E / 53.32556°N 7.24472°E / 53.32556; 7.24472
Lenth 371 km (231 mi)
Basin 17,934 km2 (6,924 sq mi)
Dischairge for Emden
 - average 80 m3/s (2,825 cu ft/s)
Emsverlauf.png
Coorse o the Ems throu Emsland

The Ems (German: Ems; Dutch: Eems) is a river in northwastren Germany. It runs throu the states o North Rhine-Westphalie an Lawer Saxony, an discharges intae the Dollart Bay which is pairt o the Wadden Sea. Its tot lenth is 371 kilometres (231 mi).