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Weser
Werser (Law German)
River
The Weser near Bad Oeynhausen.
Name origin: *weis, germanic, meanin tae flow
Kintra Germany
Bundesland Bremen, Lawer Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalie, Thuringia, Hessen
Tributaries
 - left Diemel, Emmer, Werre, Große Aue, Hunte
 - right Aller, Lesum
Ceeties Bremerhaven, Bremen, Minden, Hamelin, Hann. Münden, Kassel, Fulda
Soorce
 - location Confluence o the Fulda an Werra rivers in Hann. Münden
 - elevation 116 m (381 ft)
 - coordinates 51°25′17″N 9°38′53″E / 51.42139°N 9.64806°E / 51.42139; 9.64806
Mouth Wadden Sea/North Sea
 - location Bremerhaven/Nordenham
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
 - coordinates 53°32′8″N 8°33′56″E / 53.53556°N 8.56556°E / 53.53556; 8.56556Coordinates: 53°32′8″N 8°33′56″E / 53.53556°N 8.56556°E / 53.53556; 8.56556
Length 452 km (281 mi)
Basin 46,306 km2 (17,879 sq mi)
Discharge
 - average 327 m3/s (11,548 cu ft/s)
Wattershed o the Weser

The Weser (German pronunciation: [ˈveːzɐ]) is a river in north-wastren Germany. Furmed at Hannoversch Münden bi the confluence o the rivers Fulda an Werra, it flows through Lawer Saxony, then reachin the Hanseatic-toun Bremen (see: Hanseatic League), afore emptyin 50 km further north at Bremerhaven intae the North Sea. On the opposite (wast) bank is the toun o Nordenham at the fit o the Butjadingen Peninsula; thus, the mooth o the river is locatit in Lawer Saxony. The Weser haes an owerall length o 452 km. Thegither wi its Werra tributary, which oreeginates in Thuringie, its length is 744 km.