Lahn

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Lahn
Verlaufskarte Lahn.png
Map of the Lahn from its source in the Rothaargebirge to its mouth near Koblenz.
Location
CountryGermany
Physical characteristics
Source 
 - locationNear the Lahnhof in the municipality of Netphen, North Rhine-Westphalia
 - coordinates50°53′32″N 8°14′30″E / 50.89222°N 8.24167°E / 50.89222; 8.24167
 - elevation602 m (1,975 ft)
Mouth 
 - locationRhine at Lahnstein,
Rhineland-Palatinate
 - coordinates50°18′32″N 7°35′42″E / 50.30889°N 7.59500°E / 50.30889; 7.59500Coordinates: 50°18′32″N 7°35′42″E / 50.30889°N 7.59500°E / 50.30889; 7.59500
 - elevation61 m (200 ft)
Length245.6 km (152.6 mi)
Basin size5,925.6 km2 (2,287.9 sq mi)
Discharge 
 - average54 m3/s (1,900 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionRhineNorth Sea

The Lahn is a river in Hesse, Germany with a length of 245.6 kilometres (152.6 mi).

Its source is in the Rothaargebirge.

It flows through the towns Marburg, Gießen, Wetzlar, and Limburg an der Lahn.

It joins the River Rhine at Lahnstein, near Koblenz.