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List of rivers of Switzerland
The following is a list of rivers in Switzerland.
The longest Swiss rivers
(> 100 km, only the length in Switzerland:)
- Rhine - 375 km - 36'494 km2
- Aar - 295 km - 17'779 km2
- Rhône - 264 km - 10'403 km2
- Reuss - 158 km - 3'425 km2
- Linth / Limmat - 140 km - 2'416 km2
- Saane/Sarine - 128 km - 1'892 km2
- Thur 125 km - 1'724 km2
- Inn - 104 km - 2'150 km2
Rivers and their tributaries
Switzerland is drained into four directions:
- North Sea, by the Rhine.
- Mediterranean Sea, by the Rhône River.
- Adriatic Sea, by the Po River and the Adige.
- Black Sea, by the Danube.
Some rivers (like the Danube) do not flow through Switzerland themselves. They are list for having Swiss tributaries. They are given in italics.
- Rhine - 375 km - 36,494 km2 (main branch in Hoek van Holland, Netherlands)
- Wiese - km - km2 (in Basel)
- Birsig 21 km - 82 km2 (in Basel)
- Birs - 73 km - 924 km2 (in Basel)
- Aar - 295 km - 17'779 km2 (in Koblenz)
- Linth / Limmat - 140 km - 2'416 km2 (in Brugg)
- Reuss - 158 km - 3,425 km2 (in Brugg)
- Emme - 80 km - 983 km2 (in Solothurn)
- Orbe / Thielle - 57 km - 488 km2 (into Lake Biel in La Neuveville)
- Saane/Sarine - 128 km - 1'892 km2 (near Bern)
- Kander - 44 km - 1'126 km2 (into Lake Thun near Thun)
- Lütschine - km - (into Lake Brienz near Interlaken)
- Töss - 58 km - 442 km2 (in Teufen)
- Thur - 125 km - 1724 km2 (near Flaach)
- Landquart - 43 km - 618 km2 (in Landquart)
- Vorderrhein - 67,5 km - 1'514 km2 (at Reichenau, near Chur)
- Hinterrhein - 57,3 km - 1'693 km2 (at Reichenau)
- Rhône - 264 km - 10'403 km2 (in Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhône, France)
- Po (near Venice, Italy)
- Adda - km - km2 (in Cremona, Italy)
- Ticino - 91 km - 1'616 km2 (in Pavia, Italy)
List by letter
Aar, Albula, Allaine, Arve, Birs, Birsig, Breggia, Broye, Diveria, Doubs, Drance, Emme, Hinterrhein, Inn, Julia, Kander, Kleine Emme, Landquart, Limmat, Linth, Lonza, Lütschine, Maggia, Mera, Orbe, Poschiavino, Reuss, Rhine, Rhône, Rom, Saane/Sarine, Sihl, Simme, Thielle, Thur, Ticino, Töss, Tresa, Venoge, Vispa, Vorderrhein, Wiese.