Boutonne


The Boutonne (French: la Boutonne) is a 98.8 km (61.4 mi) long river in the Deux-Sèvres and Charente-Maritime departments in western France.[1] Its source is in the village of Chef-Boutonne (French: head of the Boutonne). It flows generally southwest. It is a right tributary of the Charente into which it flows near Cabariot.[1]

Boutonne
The Boutonne at Saint-Jean-d'Angély
Location
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
Source 
  locationChef-Boutonne
  coordinates46°06′46″N 00°03′57″W
  elevation85 m (279 ft)
Mouth 
  location
Charente
  coordinates
45°54′32″N 00°49′35″W
  elevation
4 m (13 ft)
Length98.8 km (61.4 mi)
Basin size1,320 km2 (510 sq mi)
Discharge 
  average13 m3/s (460 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionCharenteAtlantic Ocean

Departments and communes along its course

This list is ordered from source to mouth:

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