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Aare River Switzerland Longest River

Aare River Switzerland Longest River

The location of the Aare River is north and central part of Switzerland. The River that originates and ends in Switzerland is Aare, which is a tributary of the Rhine River. The river Aare is the longest river. The total length of the Aare River is 295 km. It originates from Aare glacier of Bernese Alps that is located in canton of Bern and Grimsel Pass, which is in the south central part of Switzerland.

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The Aare River can drain 6865 square miles area. The Aare River cuts the scenic Aare George while crossing through North Past Meiringen. Then the river turns west where it stretch out to form glacial Lake Brienz. The Aare River forms a splendid waterfall Handegg that is 150 ft in height. The most important tributary of Lake Zurich is Limmat Linth.

You can do river rafting in the Aare River. If you want to experience, the thrill of whitewater rafting then you should always come to Aare River. You can be an experienced rafter or may be new in doing rafting but in both the cases, you will get the same thrill and excitement.

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You will get rapid throughout the course that will give you immense pleasure and excitement at the same time. You can understand that Switzerland benefits many things because of the river Aare. Due to the river transportation of food and other items are easy. They will allow you to do fishing in the river Aare but you need to have Angelfischerpatent.

The fisheries Inspectorate follow the Fisheries Act and perform accordingly. There are 23 employees those who are working there in mainly four areas like Fisheries, renaturation, Conservation and Technical Interventions. Therefore, it is obvious that you will get thousands of benefits out of the river Aare. It not only gives pleasure by the beauty and the river rafting but also it provided income for many people.

As Switzerland is located beside the Aare River, it will definitely have added advantage of irrigation. Thus, the people of Switzerland get economical benefit from the river Aare that is also the longest river in Switzerland.

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This page last updated in Feb 2016