The Exter river in a district of Extertal
|Location||Lower Saxony (District Schaumburg), North Rhine-Westphalia (District Lippe)|
|Weser at Rinteln|
|274 m (899 ft) above NN|
|Length||26.1 km (16.2 mi) |
|Basin size||108.718 km2 (41.976 sq mi) |
|Progression||Weser→ North Sea|
The river arises from the eastern part of the district Lippe in the Teutoburg Forest / Egge Hills Nature Park. Its origin is in the municipality Barntrup, approximately one kilometre southwest of the northern district Alverdissen's centre, in an area used for agriculture.
It gave its name the municipality of Extertal (lit. Exter valley) that was founded newly in 1969.
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