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Subject: Charente-Maritime, Charente (river), Aunis, Jonzac, Montlieu-la-Garde, Chatenet, Chepniers, Mérignac, Charente-Maritime, Le Pin, Charente-Maritime, Polignac, Charente-Maritime
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near Montlieu-la-Garde
45°14′55″N 00°16′53″W / 45.24861°N 0.28139°W / 45.24861; -0.28139


45°42′23″N 00°32′46″W / 45.70639°N 0.54611°W / 45.70639; -0.54611Coordinates: 45°42′23″N 00°32′46″W / 45.70639°N 0.54611°W / 45.70639; -0.54611

Basin countries France
Length 82.4 km (51.2 mi)
Source elevation 108 m (354 ft)
Mouth elevation 4 m (13 ft)
Avg. discharge 6.9 m3/s (240 cu ft/s) at mouth
Basin area 902 km2 (348 sq mi)

The Seugne (French: la Seugne) is an 82.4 km (51.2 mi) long river in the Charente-Maritime département, in western France, left tributary of the Charente. Its source is in the commune of Montlieu-la-Garde, 2 km (1.2 mi) west of the village. It flows generally north-northwest.

North from Colombiers, the Seugne splits in some branches, the main one flowing into the Charente at Courcoury, 2.5 km (1.6 mi) east of the village and the others 3, 4, 6 and 7 km downstream at Courcoury and Les Gonds.

Communes it runs through

(ordered from source to mouth)



  • The Seugne at the Sandre database
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