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Bastille Day 08 river view.jpg
The Benaize at La Trimouille
Country France
Basin features
Main source La Souterraine
385 m (1,263 ft)
46°14′43″N 01°27′46″E / 46.24528°N 1.46278°E / 46.24528; 1.46278
River mouth Anglin
85 m (279 ft)
46°34′26″N 01°04′06″E / 46.57389°N 1.06833°E / 46.57389; 1.06833Coordinates: 46°34′26″N 01°04′06″E / 46.57389°N 1.06833°E / 46.57389; 1.06833
Progression AnglinGartempeCreuseVienneLoireAtlantic Ocean
Basin size 582 km2 (225 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 79 km (49 mi)
  • Average rate:
    5 m3/s (180 cu ft/s)

The Benaize (Occitan: Benaise, French: la Benaize) is a 79-kilometre (49 mi) long river in the Creuse, Haute-Vienne, Vienne and Indre départements, central France. Its source is near La Souterraine. It flows generally northwest. It is a left tributary of the Anglin into which it flows north of Saint-Hilaire-sur-Benaize.

Départements and communes along its course[edit]

This list is ordered from source to mouth: