Lahn

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Lahn
Verlaufskarte Lahn.png
Map of the Lahn from its source in the Rothaargebirge to its mouth near Koblenz.
Country Germany
Physical characteristics
Main source Near the Lahnhof in the municipality of Netphen, North Rhine-Westphalia
602 m (1,975 ft)
50°53′32″N 8°14′30″E / 50.89222°N 8.24167°E / 50.89222; 8.24167
River mouth Rhine at Lahnstein,
Rhineland-Palatinate
61 m (200 ft)
50°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
Length 245.6 km (152.6 mi)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    54 m3/s (1,900 cu ft/s)
Basin features
Progression RhineNorth Sea
Basin size 5,925.6 km2 (2,287.9 sq mi)

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.