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The Seem near Droux.
Physical characteristics
Main sourceSaint-Priest-la-Feuille
405 m (1,329 ft)
46°11′47″N 01°32′20″E / 46.19639°N 1.53889°E / 46.19639; 1.53889
River mouthGartempe
183 m (600 ft)
46°08′42″N 01°07′12″E / 46.14500°N 1.12000°E / 46.14500; 1.12000Coordinates: 46°08′42″N 01°07′12″E / 46.14500°N 1.12000°E / 46.14500; 1.12000
Length50.3 km (31.3 mi)
  • Average rate:
    2 m3/s (71 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionGartempeCreuseVienneLoireAtlantic Ocean
Basin size177 km2 (68 sq mi)

The Semme (in French: la Semme) is a 50.3 km (31.3 mi) long river in the Creuse and Haute-Vienne departments, in central France.[1] Its source is in Saint-Priest-la-Feuille. It flows generally west and is a right tributary of the Gartempe, into which it flows near le Bouchard, a hamlet in the municipality of Droux.

Departments and communes along its course[edit]

This list is ordered from source to mouth:


  1. ^ "Fiche cours d'eau: la Semme" (in French). Service d'administration nationale des données et référentiels sur l'eau. 2010. Retrieved 14 July 2016.