Oder (Harz)

The Oder is a 56-kilometre-long (35 mi) river in Lower Saxony, Germany, and a right tributary of the Rhume. Its source is in the Harz mountains, near Sankt Andreasberg. It flows southwest through Bad Lauterberg, Pöhlde and Hattorf am Harz. The Oder flows into the Rhume in Katlenburg-Lindau.

Southwest Harz with the Oder
StateEast Lower Saxony
Physical characteristics
  locationnear Oderbrück [de] (part of Sankt Andreasberg) in the Harz Mountains
  elevationca. 810 m above sea level (NN)
near Katlenburg into the Rhume
51°40′44″N 10°6′11.05″E
131 m above sea level (NN)
Length56.1 km (34.9 mi)[1]
Basin size385 km2 (149 sq mi)[1]
Basin features
ProgressionRhumeLeineAllerWeserNorth Sea
LandmarksSmall towns: Bad Lauterberg
  leftPöhlder Beber
  rightSperrlutter, Lutter, Sieber
WaterbodiesReservoirs: Oderteich, Oder Reservoir

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