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What is the longest river in the UK that rises in Wales?

What is the longest river in the UK that rises in Wales?

River Severn
The River Severn (Welsh: Afon Hafren), at 220 miles (354 km) long, is the longest river in Great Britain….River Severn.

River Severn Welsh: Afon Hafren
Region Mid Wales, West Midlands, South West
Counties Powys, Shropshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire
Cities Shrewsbury, Worcester, Gloucester, Bristol
Physical characteristics

What is the longest river in the British Isles?

What is the UK’s longest river? It is a question that regularly pops up in pub quizzes and trivia books but the answer may not be clear cut.

  • What is the UK’s longest river?
  • Textbooks tell us the River Severn is the longest – at 220 miles (354km), and the River Thames slightly shorter at 215 miles (346km) long.

Which is the longest river entirely in Wales?

Leaves Wales after 48 miles. Forms the Wales-England border for much of its length. Entirely in England after 12 miles. Longest river entirely in Wales according to some sources. ^ Encyclopædia Britannica. 1911.

Why are there only two rivers in Wales?

Rivers only partly in Wales are included in this table in italics. Note that river lengths given by different authorities vary due to the different ways in which the measurement is made or indeed estimated.

How to find the longest rivers in the UK?

Click column headings with arrows to sort the longest UK rivers. Click the + icon to expand columns on tablets and mobiles. Set your browser to full screen to show as many columns as possible. Start typing in the Filter table box to find anything inside the table of longest UK rivers. Points of interest the river flows through…

Which is an example of a Welsh river?

A prime example is the formation of the River Taff from the Taf Fawr and the Taf Fechan at Cefn Coed-y-cymmer . The list is essentially a list of the main rivers of Wales (as defined by the Environment Agency) and which more or less includes every watercourse named on Ordnance Survey mapping.