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The Ennepe
Ennepe
is a river and a left tributary of the Volme
Volme
in Northern Sauerland, Germany. It gave its name to the town Ennepetal
Ennepetal
and the district Ennepe-Ruhr-Kreis.

Contents

1 Course 2 Flora and fauna 3 Use 4 References

Course[edit] The Ennepe
Ennepe
begins in the Märkischer Kreis
Märkischer Kreis
southeast of Halver
Halver
at 422 m above sea level and continues to the Ennepetalsperre (reservoir, 307 m above sea level). The river flows through Ennepetal, Gevelsberg
Gevelsberg
and the western boroughs of Hagen. It flows into the Volme
Volme
near Hagen Central Station (elevation: 99 m above sea level). The river is partially canalized. Flora and fauna[edit] The Ennepe
Ennepe
provides habitat for numerous animal and plant types. Among there are fish, the grey heron, neophyte plants and Orange Jewelweed[verification needed] (Impatiens capensis, in Hagen). Use[edit] In the pre-industrial age mills were built alongside the river; in the 19th and 20th centuries several small iron plants were operated there. References[edit]

^ a b Hydrographic Directory of the NRW State Office for Nature, the Environment and Consumer Protection (Gewässerverzeichnis des Landesamtes für Natur, Umwelt und Verbraucherschutz NRW 20

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