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The VOLME is a river in North Rhine-Westphalia
North Rhine-Westphalia
, Germany
Germany
, a left tributary of the Ruhr
Ruhr
. It is 50.5 km long, of which about 21 km lie within the city limits of Hagen
Hagen
. Its largest tributary is the Ennepe .

The Volme
Volme
rises at 480 m above sea level in the southeastern part of the Ruhr
Ruhr
region , southeast of the town Meinerzhagen . It flows through the municipalities of Meinerzhagen, Kierspe , Halver (Oberbrügge), Lüdenscheid (Brügge), Schalksmühle and Hagen
Hagen
and empties into the Ruhr
Ruhr
at 91 m above sea level. In the city of Hagen, the Volme
Volme
is predominantly canalised, and since 2004 has been under restoration.

Tributaries of the Volme
Volme
are, from the mouth upstream:

* Ennepe (in Hagen
Hagen
centre) * Sterbecke (in Hagen- Rummenohl ) * Hälver (in Schalksmühle ) * Elspe (in Lüdenscheid -Brügge) *