Tidan (river)

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Tidan
Tidan vid vaholms brohus.JPG
Historical covered bridge
Tidan karta.png
Course of Tidan running north
Location
Country Sweden
County Västra Götaland County
Physical characteristics
Mouth Vänern
  location
Mariestad, Västra Götaland County
  coordinates
58°42′50″N13°49′00″E / 58.71389°N 13.81667°E / 58.71389; 13.81667
  elevation
44 m (144 ft)
Length140 km (87 mi) [1]
Basin size2,230 km2 (860 sq mi) [1]
Discharge 
  average20 m3/s (710 cu ft/s) [1]

Tidan is a river in Sweden. It is one of few Swedish rivers that flow north. The river can be canoed from Bottnaryd ( 57°46′21″N13°50′33″E / +57.7724°N +13.8426°E / +57.7724; +13.8426 ) to Mariestad ( 58°41′32″N13°49′30″E / +58.6921°N +13.8249°E / +58.6921; +13.8249 ), a trip that takes 710 days.

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Tidan". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 16 July 2010.(subscription required)