Dronne

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Dronne
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The Dronne at the rapids near Champs-Romain
Dronne is located in France
Dronne
Dronne is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Dronne
Location
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationMassif Central
 • elevation510 m (1,670 ft)
Mouth 
 • location
Isle
 • coordinates
45°2′15″N 0°8′54″W / 45.03750°N 0.14833°W / 45.03750; -0.14833Coordinates: 45°2′15″N 0°8′54″W / 45.03750°N 0.14833°W / 45.03750; -0.14833
Length201 km (125 mi)
Discharge 
 • average25.1 m3/s (890 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionIsleDordogneGironde estuaryAtlantic Ocean

The Dronne (French pronunciation: ​[dʁɔn], also Drône, [dʁon]; Occitan: Drona) is a 201-kilometre (125 mi) long river in southwestern France, right tributary of the Isle.[1] 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sandre. "Fiche cours d'eau - La Dronne (P7--0250)".