Isle (river)

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This article is about the river in south west France. For the river in Somerset, England, see River Isle.
Isle
Perigueux Cathedrale Saint Front.jpg
Isle River in Périgueux
Country France
Basin features
Main source Plateau de Millevaches
River mouth Dordogne
44°54′56″N 0°14′57″W / 44.91556°N 0.24917°W / 44.91556; -0.24917 (Dordogne-Isle)Coordinates: 44°54′56″N 0°14′57″W / 44.91556°N 0.24917°W / 44.91556; -0.24917 (Dordogne-Isle)
Progression DordogneAtlantic Ocean
Basin size 7,700 km2 (3,000 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 255 km (158 mi)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    90 m3/s (3,200 cu ft/s)

The Isle (Occitan: Eila) is a 255-kilometre (158 mi) long river in south-western France, right tributary of the Dordogne.[1] Its source is in the north-western Massif Central, near the town Nexon (south of Limoges). It flows south-west through the following départements and towns:

It flows into the Dordogne in Libourne. Among the tributaries of the Isle are the Auvézère, the Loue, the Beauronne and the Dronne.[1]

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