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Platzspitz Sihl Limmat
The confluence of the Limmat and Sihl, just downstream of Zurich city centre

The Limmat is a river in Switzerland that flows northwest until it joins into the river Aare north of the small town of Brügg.

Its name comes from Linth and Maag the main tributaries of the lake of Zürich.

The main tributaries of the Limmat river are the Sihl (in Zürich) and the Reppisch (in Dietikon).

This river is one of the main providers of hydroelectric power in Switzerland.

Towns near the river

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