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Sarine  (French)
Saane  (German)
The Saane/Sarine river in Fribourg
Physical characteristics
 - locationBetween the Sanetschhorn and Col du Sanetsch
 - elevation2,308 m (7,572 ft)
 - locationWest of Bern, into the Aare
 - elevation461 m (1,512 ft)
Length128 km (80 mi)
Basin size1,892 km2 (731 sq mi)
Basin features
ProgressionAareRhineNorth Sea

The Sarine or Saane is a river in Switzerland.[1] It is 128 km (80 mi) long and has a drainage area of 1,892 km2 (731 sq mi). It is a tributary of the river Aare.

The Sarine rises in the Bernese Alps, near Sanetschhorn, in the Canton of Valais.

It flows through the Swiss cantons of Bern, Fribourg, Valais, and Vaud.

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  1. 6th longest, 7th largest basin, see List of rivers of Switzerland