Beauronne (Les Lèches)

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Beauronne
Beauronne Saint-Front-de-Pradoux étang Beaufort (2).JPG
Country France
Basin features
Main source Dordogne department
River mouth Isle
45°3′24″N 0°22′47″E / 45.05667°N 0.37972°E / 45.05667; 0.37972 (Isle-Beauronne)Coordinates: 45°3′24″N 0°22′47″E / 45.05667°N 0.37972°E / 45.05667; 0.37972 (Isle-Beauronne)
Progression IsleDordogneAtlantic Ocean
Physical characteristics
Length 15 km (9.3 mi)

The Beauronne is a 15 km long stream in the Dordogne department, France. It is a tributary of the river Isle.[1]

The name has a Celtic origin, and comes from bebros ("beaver") and ona ("river").[2]

Geography[edit]

The river's source is in the commune of Église-Neuve-d'Issac, it runs through Les Lèches and empties into the Isle west of Mussidan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Beauronne at Sandre (French)
  2. ^ la lingua celtica (The Franco-Celtic Vocabulary)