Dronne

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Dronne
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The Dronne at the rapids near Champs-Romain
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
Main sourceMassif Central
510 m (1,670 ft)
River mouthIsle
45°2′15″N 0°8′54″W / 45.03750°N 0.14833°W / 45.03750; -0.14833 (Isle-Dronne)Coordinates: 45°2′15″N 0°8′54″W / 45.03750°N 0.14833°W / 45.03750; -0.14833 (Isle-Dronne)
Length201 km (125 mi)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    25.1 m3/s (890 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionIsleDordogneAtlantic Ocean

The Dronne is a 201-kilometre (125 mi) long river in southwestern France, right tributary of the Isle. Its source is in the north-western Massif Central, east of the town of Châlus (south-west of Limoges) at an elevation of 510 metres (1,670 ft). It flows south-west through the following départements and towns:

The Dronne flows into the Isle in Coutras.

Among its tributaries are the Lizonne and the Côle.

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