Seine River

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Paris Basin in the north of France. It rises at Source-Seine, 30 kilometers northwest of Dijon in northeastern France in the Langres plateau, flowing through Paris and into the English Channel at Le Havre.

Length- 776 kilometers or 481 miles

Depth- 9½ meters or 31 feet

Human Characteristics

Languages- French and English

Religion- Roman Catholic and Protestant

Human made- There are 37 bridges of which 4 are pedestrian only and 2 are rail bridges. There are also sewage treatment plants.

Political system- The fifth republic

Economic activities- Has the fifth largest economy in France where the river is located Population distribution- The country its located in has 62 million people and the city, Paris, river is best known for has a population of 2,234,105

Physical Characteristics

Marine life- There are 37 types of fish in the river like the northern pike, wels catfish, or the european eel.

Vegetation- Rare plates grow by the river but there is only five. The five are Westbangolly plant, iratinemam tree, mothercholetey flower, lilybittle plant and hasenbatel

Water type- Freshwater with loads of pollution because of heavy metal going through the river and sewage treatment plants

Weather/Climate- July is the warmest month while December is the coolest. The climate is usually mild


The human and physical geography get along great because of the major city the river runs along has stuff to transport the river can make transportation easier. The feature does affected the people by having more jobs and more goods from the shipment through the river. People live all around the river because the river goes through Paris and it is a very popular area. This river also brings many people to come to Paris helping to profit.

Natural Resources

Some of the natural resources are the northern pike and the wels catfish for eating.