Thur (Rhine)

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Thur
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Thur in Toggenburg
Thur (Rhine)
Interactive map of the Thur river
Location
CountrySwitzerland
Physical characteristics
Source 
  location Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland
Mouth  
  location
Rhine
Length131 km (81 mi)
Basin size1,696 km2 (655 sq mi)
Basin features
Progression RhineNorth Sea

Thur is a 131-kilometre-long (81 mi) river in north-eastern Switzerland. Its source is near the mountain Säntis in the south-east of the canton of St. Gallen. In this canton it flows through the Toggenburg region and the town Wil. After Wil it flows through the canton of Thurgau and its capital Frauenfeld. The final 19 kilometres (12 mi) of the Thur are in the canton of Zürich. It flows into the river Rhine on the border with Germany, south of Schaffhausen.

Coordinates: 47°35′34″N8°35′25″E / 47.59278°N 8.59028°E / 47.59278; 8.59028


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