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Watershed of the Ebro
Watershed of the Ebro
Origin Pico de los Tres Mares, Cantabria, Spain
Mouth Mediterranean Sea
Basin Countries Spain
Length 910 km (565 mi)
Source Elevation 1,980 m
Avg. Discharge 426 m³/s (15,046 ft³/s)
Watershed Area 80,093 km² (30,924 mi²)

The Ebro (Greek: Έβρος, Latin: Iberus, Spanish: Ebro, Catalan: Ebre) is Spain's most voluminous and second longest river. It starts at Fontibre (province of Cantabria), passes at Miranda de Ebro, Logroño, Zaragoza, Flix, Tortosa, and Amposta, and ends with a delta in the Mediterranean Sea in the province of Tarragona.

The zebra mussel is an invasive species that is extending upstream in Ebro waters.



The Latin name may be related to that of Iberia and the pre-Roman Iberians (and Celtiberians). It may have a relation to the modern Basque word ibar ("a kind of valley").

The valley of this river is the setting for the short story Hills Like White Elephants by Ernest Hemingway.

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