|• elevation||420 m (1,380 ft)|
|57 m (187 ft)|
|Length||86.7 km (53.9 mi)|
|Basin size||1,027 km2 (397 sq mi)|
|• average||0.89 m3/s (31 cu ft/s)|
|Progression||Durance→ Rhône→ Mediterranean Sea|
The Calavon (French : le Calavon, also called le Coulon) is an 86.7-kilometre (53.9 mi) long river in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence and Vaucluse départements , southeastern France. Its drainage basin is 1,027 km2 (397 sq mi). Its source is near Banon. It flows generally west-southwest. It is a right tributary of the Durance into which it flows at Caumont-sur-Durance, near Cavaillon.
This list is ordered from source to mouth:
Vaucluse is a department in the southeastern French region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur. It had a population of 559,014 as of 2016. The department's prefecture is Avignon.
Caumont may refer to:
The Durance is a major river in south-eastern France. A left tributary of the Rhône, it is 323.2 km (200.8 mi) long. Its drainage basin is 14,472 km2 (5,588 sq mi).
The Verdon is a 166.5-kilometre-long (103.5 mi) river in south-eastern France, left tributary of the Durance. Its drainage basin is 2,295 km2 (886 sq mi). Its source is at an elevation of 2,819 metres (9,249 ft), in the south-western Alps (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence), between the col d'Allos and the Trois Eveches mountain, south of Barcelonnette. It flows south-west through the following départements and towns:
Cavaillon is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of Southeastern France. It is situated in the Durance Valley, at the foot of the Luberon mountains. In 2016, it had a population of 26,985.
Banon is a commune in the department of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of south-eastern France.
The arrondissement of Avignon is an arrondissement of France in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. It has 17 communes. Its population is 214,340 (2016), and its area is 369.7 km2 (142.7 sq mi).
Caumont-sur-Durance is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of Southeastern France. In 2017, it had a population of 4,885.
The Buëch is a river in southeastern France, a right tributary of the Durance. It is 85.3 km (53.0 mi) long. Its drainage basin is 1,478 km2 (571 sq mi). Its source is in the Dauphiné Alps, near the peak of Grand Ferrand. It flows generally southward for most of its course in the Hautes-Alpes département, and flows into the Durance at Sisteron.
Mirabeau is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.
Avignon Provence Airport is an airport located in the city of Avignon and 4 kilometres (2 mi) west of Caumont-sur-Durance, in the Vaucluse department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in France.
Aubignosc is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of south-eastern France.
The Ubaye is a river of southeastern France. It is 83 kilometres (52 mi) long and flows through the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department. Its drainage basin is 1,009 km2 (390 sq mi).
The Clarée is a river in southeastern France, a right tributary to the Durance. It is 31.9 km (19.8 mi) long. Its drainage basin is 189 km2 (73 sq mi). Its source is in the Cottian Alps, near Mont Thabor and Valloire. It flows for all of its course in the Hautes-Alpes department. Its confluence with the Durance is near the hamlet of Les Alberts not far from the source of the Durance in the ski resort of Montgenevre.
The canton of Cavaillon is a French administrative division in the department of Vaucluse and region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.
The Bléone is a 69.5-kilometre (43.2 mi) long river in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence département, southeastern France. Its drainage basin is 906 km2 (350 sq mi). Its source is several small streams converging near the refuge de l'Estrop, a mountain shelter in Prads-Haute-Bléone. It flows generally southwest. It is a left tributary of the Durance into which it flows between L'Escale and Les Mées.
The Asse is a 76.3-kilometre (47.4 mi) long river in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence département, southeastern France. Its source is several small streams which converge at Tartonne, 12 kilometres (7 mi) east of Digne-les-Bains. It flows generally southwest. It is a left tributary of the Durance into which it flows between Valensole and Oraison, 9 kilometres (6 mi) northeast of Manosque. Its drainage basin is 657 km2 (254 sq mi).
Alpes-de-Haute-Provence is a department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of Southeastern France. Formerly part of the province of Provence, it had a population of 161,588 in 2016. Its main cities are Digne-les-Bains (prefecture), Manosque, Sisteron, Barcelonnette, Castellane and Forcalquier. Inhabitants of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence are called the Bas-Alpins or Bas-Alpines referring to the department of Basses-Alpes which was the former name of the department until 1970.
The Méouge, is a 39-kilometre (24 mi) river in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur regions of the south of France. It rises in the Drôme near the town of Séderon and crosses into the Hautes-Alpes at Barret-sur-Méouge where it carves the spectacular tourist attraction, the Gorges de la Méouge, through the limestone platform. Near the communities of Châteauneuf-de-Chabre and Antonaves it joins the river Buëch which in turn flows into the Durance and the Rhône. Its drainage basin is 229 km2 (88 sq mi).
The Dôa is a torrent in the French department of the Vaucluse. From its source near the town of Viens it flows along the southern flanks of the Vaucluse mountains until flowing into the Calavon near Apt. Via the Calavon, the stream belongs to the catchment area of the Durance and Rhône.
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