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Geography: Rivers and Lakes in the Languedoc: The River Tech

The River Tech rises in the Pyrenees and flows through the Roussillon (the modern Pyrénées-Orientales) close to the present French-Spanish border.

It runs through a valley in the Pyrénées-Orientales and is approximately 82km long. Its source is in the Parcigoule Valley at an elevation of 2,500 meters above sea level.

The basin area is 750 km² - lying entirely in France, and the average discharge is 9.6 cubic meters per second.

The Tech flows into the Mediterranean Sea between Saint-Cyprien and Argelès-sur-Mer, southeast of Perpignan.



Towns along the river. The Tech flows through:

  • Prats-de-Mollo-la-Preste,
  • Arles-sur-Tech,
  • Amélie-les-Bains-Palalda,
  • Céret
  • Le Boulou.



la Lamanère
la Coumelade
la Quéra
le Riuferrer
la Rivière de Maureillas


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