Chavanon

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Chavanon
Chavanon Feyt Bourg-Lastic D2089 amont.JPG
The Chavanon between Feyt and Bourg-Lastic
Country France
Basin features
Main source Crocq
780 m (2,560 ft)
45°50′26″N 02°22′40″E / 45.84056°N 2.37778°E / 45.84056; 2.37778
River mouth Dordogne
530 m (1,740 ft)
45°33′14″N 02°30′57″E / 45.55389°N 2.51583°E / 45.55389; 2.51583Coordinates: 45°33′14″N 02°30′57″E / 45.55389°N 2.51583°E / 45.55389; 2.51583
Progression DordogneAtlantic Ocean
Basin size 474 km2 (183 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 54.2 km (33.7 mi)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    6.53 m3/s (231 cu ft/s)

The Chavanon (Occitan: Chavanon) (also called la Ramade) is a 54.2-kilometre (33.7 mi) long river in the Creuse, Puy-de-Dôme and Corrèze départements, central France. Its source is in Crocq. It flows generally southeast. It is a right tributary of the Dordogne into which it flows between Savennes and Confolent-Port-Dieu.

On most of its course it forms part of the boundary between the Limousin and Auvergne regions.

Départements and communes along its course[edit]

This list is ordered from source to mouth:

Notes[edit]

References[edit]