Brenne (river)

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Coordinates: 47°38′38″N 4°16′34″E / 47.64389°N 4.27611°E / 47.64389; 4.27611
The Brenne in Montbard
The Brenne river in Montbard
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Côte-d'Or
Municipalities Sombernon, Montbard
 - right Oze, Ozerain
City Montbard
 - location Sombernon, Côte-d'Or, France
 - elevation 560 m (1,837 ft)
 - coordinates 47°18′50″N 4°42′36″E / 47.31389°N 4.71000°E / 47.31389; 4.71000
Confluence Armançon
 - location Buffon, Côte-d'Or, France
 - elevation 200 m (656 ft)
 - coordinates 47°38′38″N 4°16′34″E / 47.64389°N 4.27611°E / 47.64389; 4.27611
Length 71.7 km (45 mi)
Basin 491 km² (190 sq mi)
Discharge for Montbard
 - average 8.19 /s (289 cu ft/s)
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The Brenne is a river in eastern France. It is a right tributary of the Armançon river and flows through the Côte-d'Or department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region.

Geography[change | change source]

The Brenne has a length of 71.7 km (44.6 mi), and a drainage basin with an area of approximately 491 km2 (190 sq mi).[1]

Its average yearly discharge (volume of water which passes through a section of the river per unit of time) is 8.19 m3/s (289 cu ft/s) at Montbard in the Côte-d'Or department.[2]

Average monthly discharge (m3/s) at Montbard (1988 - 2017)[2]

Course[change | change source]

The Brenne starts in the commune of Sombernon, at an elevation of about 560 m (1,837 ft), at about 30 km (19 mi) to the west of Dijon.[3]

It flows to the northwest and joins the Armançon river between the communes Buffon and Montbard at an elevation of about 200 m (660 ft) above sea level.[4]

The Brenne flows through 1 region (Nouvelle-Aquitaine) and 1 department (Côte-d'Or). The river flows through the communes:

There are only 2 important tributaries, and both join the Brenne on the right side: the Oze and the Ozerain rivers.

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References[change | change source]

  1. "La Brenne (F33-0400)" (in French). SANDRE - Portail national d'accès aux référentiels sur l'eau. Retrieved 7 June 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "La Brenne à Montbard" (in French). Banque Hydro. Retrieved 8 June 2017.
  3. "Source de la Brenne" (in French). Géoportail. Retrieved 8 June 2017.
  4. "Confluence de la Brenne" (in French). Géoportail. Retrieved 8 June 2017.

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