Dadou

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Dadou
Briatexte moulin.jpg
The Dadou at Briatexte.
Country France
Basin features
Main source Saint-Salvi-de-Carcavès
860 m (2,820 ft)
43°47′19″N 02°37′32″E / 43.78861°N 2.62556°E / 43.78861; 2.62556
River mouth Agout
110 m (360 ft)
43°44′11″N 01°47′24″E / 43.73639°N 1.79000°E / 43.73639; 1.79000Coordinates: 43°44′11″N 01°47′24″E / 43.73639°N 1.79000°E / 43.73639; 1.79000
Progression AgoutTarnGaronneAtlantic Ocean
Basin size 858 km2 (331 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 115.9 km (72.0 mi)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    12 m3/s (420 cu ft/s)

The Dadou (French: le Dadou) is a 115.9 km (72.0 mi) long river in the Tarn département, southern France. Its source is near Saint-Salvi-de-Carcavès. It flows generally west. It is a right tributary of the Agout into which it flows near Ambres.

Communes along its course[edit]

The Dadou flows west, crossing the Tarn département, through the following communes, ordered from source to mouth: Saint-Salvi-de-Carcavès, Le Masnau-Massuguiès, Lacaze, Paulinet, Rayssac, Mont-Roc, Teillet, Le Travet, Arifat, Saint-Antonin-de-Lacalm, Montredon-Labessonnié, Saint-Lieux-Lafenasse, Vénès, Réalmont, Saint-Genest-de-Contest, Lombers, Laboutarie, Montdragon, Saint-Julien-du-Puy, Graulhet, Briatexte, Saint-Gauzens, Puybegon, Giroussens, Ambres

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