Isle (river)

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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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