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Broye 2003-05-05.jpg
The Broye in Salavaux.
Origin Semsales (FR)
Mouth Lake Neuchâtel
Basin countries Switzerland
Length 68 km
Basin area 850 km²

The Broye is a 68 km long river, in the cantons of Fribourg and Vaud, in Switzerland. It has a watershed area of 850 km².


Its source is located in Semsales, in the Swiss Prealps, south-west of Bulle. It flows first south-west along the Prealps and turns north after 10 km. The direction of the river changes again near Moudon to the north-east. From Payerne, the Broye is running in a large and agricultural valley. The river flows into Lake Murten first, and then into Lake Neuchâtel through the Broye canal (French: Canal de la Broye)

List of Tributaries[edit]

  • The Petite Glâne
  • The Bressonne
  • The Lembe
  • The Arbogne


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Coordinates: 46°55′N 7°02′E / 46.917°N 7.033°E / 46.917; 7.033