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Weser

The Weser is a river of north-western Germany. Formed at Hannoversch Münden by the joining of the Fulda and Werra rivers, it flows through Bremen to the North Sea, and has a length of 440 km.

The top section of the river's course leads through a hilly region called the Weserbergland[?]. It extends from the confluence of Fulda and Werra to the Porta Westfalica, where the Weser runs through a gorge between two mountain chains, the Wiehengebirge in the west and the Wesergebirge in the east.

Towns at the Weser, from the source to the mouth: Hannoversch Münden, Beverungen[?], Höxter[?], Holzminden[?], Bodenwerder[?], Hamelin, Hessisch-Oldendorf[?], Rinteln, Vlotho[?], Bad Oeynhausen[?], Porta Westfalica, Minden, Petershagen[?], Nienburg[?], Achim[?], Bremen, Brake[?], Nordenham[?], Bremerhaven.

The largest tributary of the Weser is the Aller river, that joins the Weser before Bremen.



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