Scheldt

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Scheldt
Kintra Fraunce, Belgium, Netherlands
Basin
River mooth North Sea
51°25′51″N 3°31′44″E / 51.43083°N 3.52889°E / 51.43083; 3.52889 (North Sea-Scheldt)Coordinates: 51°25′51″N 3°31′44″E / 51.43083°N 3.52889°E / 51.43083; 3.52889 (North Sea-Scheldt)
Physical characteristics
Lenth 350 km (217 mi)

The Scheldt (Dutch Schelde [ˈsxɛldə], French Escaut) is a 350 km[1] lang river in northren Fraunce, wastren Belgium an the soothwastren pairt o the Netherlands. Its name is derived frae an adjective correspondin tae Auld Inglis sceald "shallow", Modren Inglis shoal, Law German schol, Frisian skol, an Swadish skäll "thin".

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