Gartempe

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For the town of the same name, see Gartempe, Creuse.
Gartempe
Pont Gartempe Saint Savin 2006-07-10 1.jpg
The Gartempe bridge in Saint-Savin.
Country France
Basin features
Main source Limousin
River mouth Creuse
46°47′3″N 0°49′48″E / 46.78417°N 0.83000°E / 46.78417; 0.83000 (Creuse-Gartempe)Coordinates: 46°47′3″N 0°49′48″E / 46.78417°N 0.83000°E / 46.78417; 0.83000 (Creuse-Gartempe)
Progression CreuseVienneLoireAtlantic Ocean
Basin size 3,950 km2 (1,530 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 205 km (127 mi)

The Gartempe is a French river, 205 kilometres long.[1] It is a left tributary of the Creuse River, which it joins in La Roche-Posay. Its source is in the municipality of Peyrabout.

Among its tributaries are the Anglin, the Brame and the Semme.

The Gartempe flows generally northwest, through the following departments and towns:

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