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The Semme river near Droux
The Semme river near Droux
Coat of arms of Droux
Coat of arms
Droux is located in France
Coordinates: 46°09′36″N 1°09′12″E / 46.160°N 1.1533°E / 46.160; 1.1533Coordinates: 46°09′36″N 1°09′12″E / 46.160°N 1.1533°E / 46.160; 1.1533
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Haute-Vienne
Arrondissement Bellac
Canton Châteauponsac
Intercommunality Brame-Benaize
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Francis Bottemer
Area1 23.98 km2 (9.26 sq mi)
Population (2007)2 418
 • Density 17/km2 (45/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 87061 /87190
Elevation 181–316 m (594–1,037 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Droux (Occitan: Drolh) is a commune in the Haute-Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in western France.


The river Semme forms most of the commune's southwestern border, flows southwest through the middle of the commune, then flows into the Gartempe, which forms the commune's southern border.

Inhabitants are known as Drouniers.

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