Briance

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Briance
Briance.jpg
The Briance.
Country France
Basin features
Main source La Croisille-sur-Briance
540 m (1,770 ft)
45°35′39″N 01°38′06″E / 45.59417°N 1.63500°E / 45.59417; 1.63500
River mouth Vienne
205 m (673 ft)
45°46′54″N 01°12′15″E / 45.78167°N 1.20417°E / 45.78167; 1.20417Coordinates: 45°46′54″N 01°12′15″E / 45.78167°N 1.20417°E / 45.78167; 1.20417
Progression VienneLoireAtlantic Ocean
Basin size 597 km2 (231 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 57.7 km (35.9 mi)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    8.17 m3/s (289 cu ft/s)

The Briance (French: la Briance) is a 57.7 km (35.9 mi) long river in the Haute-Vienne département, central France. Its source is at La Croisille-sur-Briance. It flows generally northwest. It is a left tributary of the Vienne into which it flows between Condat-sur-Vienne and Bosmie-l'Aiguille.

Communes along its course[edit]

This list is ordered from source to mouth: La Croisille-sur-Briance, Saint-Vitte-sur-Briance, Saint-Méard, Linards, Glanges, Saint-Bonnet-Briance, Saint-Genest-sur-Roselle, Vicq-sur-Breuilh, Saint-Hilaire-Bonneval, Pierre-Buffière, Saint-Jean-Ligoure, Boisseuil, Le Vigen, Solignac, Condat-sur-Vienne, Jourgnac, Bosmie-l'Aiguille

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