Saône

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The Saône (Sona; ) is a river of eastern France.wikipedia
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Lyon

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It is a right tributary of the Rhône, rising at Vioménil in the Vosges department and joining the Rhône in Lyon, just south of the Presqu'île. Rhône: Belleville-sur-Saône, Villefranche-sur-Saône, Anse, Neuville-sur-Saône, Fontaines-sur-Saône, Caluire-et-Cuire, Lyon
It is located in the country's east-central part at the confluence of the rivers Rhône and Saône, about 470 km south from Paris, 320 km north from Marseille and 56 km northeast from Saint-Étienne.

Rhône

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It is a right tributary of the Rhône, rising at Vioménil in the Vosges department and joining the Rhône in Lyon, just south of the Presqu'île.
In French, the adjective derived from the river is rhodanien, as in le sillon rhodanien (literally "the furrow of the Rhône"), which is the name of the long, straight Saône and Rhône river valleys, a deep cleft running due south to the Mediterranean and separating the Alps from the Massif Central.

Presqu'île

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It is a right tributary of the Rhône, rising at Vioménil in the Vosges department and joining the Rhône in Lyon, just south of the Presqu'île.
Extending from the foot of the Croix Rousse hill to the confluence of the Rhône and the Saône rivers, it has a preponderance of cafés, restaurants, luxury shops, department stores, banks, government buildings, and cultural institutions.

Doubs (river)

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The Saône rises at Vioménil at the foot of the cliff of the Faucilles in the Vosges at an elevation of 392 m, and flows into the Rhône at Lyon at an elevation of 158 m. Its length is 480 km. Its largest tributary is the Doubs; upstream of receiving the Doubs at Verdun-sur-le-Doubs in Saône-et-Loire, the Saône is called the "Petite Saône" (lesser Saône), which reflects the large contribution of the Doubs to the Saône.
The Doubs (Le Doubs, Dub) is a 453 km long river in eastern France and western Switzerland, left tributary of the Saône.

Chalon-sur-Saône

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Its current name came from a sacred spring, Sauc-Onna, located at Chalon, which was used by Roman legionnaries to refer to the entire river. Saône-et-Loire: Verdun-sur-le-Doubs, Chalon-sur-Saône, Tournus, Mâcon, Crêches-sur-Saône
It is located on the Saône river, and was once a busy port, acting as a distribution point for local wines which were sent up and down the Saône river and the Canal du Centre, opened in 1792.

Haute-Saône

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Haute-Saône: Jonvelle, Corre, Jussey, Port-sur-Saône, Scey-sur-Saône, Gray
Haute-Saône (Arpitan: Hiôta-Sona) is a French department of the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region named after the Saône River.

Souconna (mythology)

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The name Saône derives from that of the Gallic river goddess Souconna, which has also been connected with a local Celtic tribe, the Sequanes.
Souconna is a Celtic goddess, the deity of the river Saône at Chalon-sur-Saône, to whom epigraphic invocation was made.

Darney

Vosges: Darney, Monthureux-sur-Saône, Châtillon-sur-Saône
It is located in the Vôge Plateau, around the location of the source of the river Saône.

Saône-et-Loire

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Saône-et-Loire: Verdun-sur-le-Doubs, Chalon-sur-Saône, Tournus, Mâcon, Crêches-sur-Saône
Saône-et-Loire (Arpitan: Sona-et-Lêre) is a French department, named after the Saône and the Loire rivers between which it lies.

Mâcon

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Saône-et-Loire: Verdun-sur-le-Doubs, Chalon-sur-Saône, Tournus, Mâcon, Crêches-sur-Saône
The city lies on the western bank of the Saône river, between Bresse in the east and the Beaujolais hills in the south.

Auxonne

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Côte-d'Or: Auxonne, Saint-Jean-de-Losne, Seurre
The western border of the commune is the Saône river as it flows south to eventually join the Rhône at Lyon.

Gallic Wars

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In pre-Roman times the river's name was "Arar", a doubling of the Indo-European root ar (water).
Caesar obliged them and surprised the Helvetii as they were crossing the river Arar (modern Saône River).

Vioménil

It is a right tributary of the Rhône, rising at Vioménil in the Vosges department and joining the Rhône in Lyon, just south of the Presqu'île.
The rivers Saône and Madon have their source in the commune.

Ain

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Ain: Thoissey, Jassans-Riottier,
It is part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region and bordered by the rivers Saône and Rhône.

Côte-d'Or

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Côte-d'Or: Auxonne, Saint-Jean-de-Losne, Seurre
To the south-east of the plateau and escarpment, the department lies in the broad, flat-bottomed valley of the middle course of the Saône.

Vosges (department)

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It is a right tributary of the Rhône, rising at Vioménil in the Vosges department and joining the Rhône in Lyon, just south of the Presqu'île. The Saône rises at Vioménil at the foot of the cliff of the Faucilles in the Vosges at an elevation of 392 m, and flows into the Rhône at Lyon at an elevation of 158 m. Its length is 480 km. Its largest tributary is the Doubs; upstream of receiving the Doubs at Verdun-sur-le-Doubs in Saône-et-Loire, the Saône is called the "Petite Saône" (lesser Saône), which reflects the large contribution of the Doubs to the Saône.
The Monts Faucilles traverse the south of the department in a broad curve declining on the north into elevated plateaus, on the south encircling the upper basin of the River Saône.

Rhône (department)

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Rhône: Belleville-sur-Saône, Villefranche-sur-Saône, Anse, Neuville-sur-Saône, Fontaines-sur-Saône, Caluire-et-Cuire, Lyon
Rivers include the Rhône and the Saône (which joins the Rhône in Lyon).

Verdun-sur-le-Doubs

The Saône rises at Vioménil at the foot of the cliff of the Faucilles in the Vosges at an elevation of 392 m, and flows into the Rhône at Lyon at an elevation of 158 m. Its length is 480 km. Its largest tributary is the Doubs; upstream of receiving the Doubs at Verdun-sur-le-Doubs in Saône-et-Loire, the Saône is called the "Petite Saône" (lesser Saône), which reflects the large contribution of the Doubs to the Saône. Saône-et-Loire: Verdun-sur-le-Doubs, Chalon-sur-Saône, Tournus, Mâcon, Crêches-sur-Saône
It is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté at the confluence of the Doubs and the Saône in the Bresse plain, near Beaune and Chalon-sur-Saône.

Anse

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Rhône: Belleville-sur-Saône, Villefranche-sur-Saône, Anse, Neuville-sur-Saône, Fontaines-sur-Saône, Caluire-et-Cuire, Lyon
It is situated on the river Saône, approx.

Tournus

Saône-et-Loire: Verdun-sur-le-Doubs, Chalon-sur-Saône, Tournus, Mâcon, Crêches-sur-Saône
Tournus is located on the right bank of the Saône, 20 km. northeast of Mâcon on the Paris-Lyon railway.

Lanterne (river)

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The Lanterne is a river in the east of France, a substantial left tributary of the Saône, and sub-tributary of the Rhône.

Apance

It is one of the main tributaries to the Upper Saône from the Champagne-Ardenne region.

Villefranche-sur-Saône

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Rhône: Belleville-sur-Saône, Villefranche-sur-Saône, Anse, Neuville-sur-Saône, Fontaines-sur-Saône, Caluire-et-Cuire, Lyon
It lies 1 mile (1.6 km) west of the Saône River, and is around 25 km north of Lyon.

Ourche

Ourche river
The Ourche is a river in the eastern France, a left tributary of the Saône.

Vingeanne

The Vingeanne is a river in France, a right tributary of the Saône, which in turn is a tributary of the Rhône.