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The Gartempe is a French river, 205 kilometres long. It is a left tributary of the Creuse River, which it joins in La Roche-Posay. Its source is in the municipality of Peyrabout.

Among its tributaries are the Anglin, the Brame and the Semme.

The Gartempe flows generally northwest, through the following departments and towns:

  • Creuse: Peyrabout, Le Grand-Bourg
  • Indre: Néons-sur-Creuse
  • Indre-et-Loire: Yzeures-sur-Creuse
  • Haute-Vienne: Châteauponsac, Rancon
  • Vienne: Montmorillon, Saint-Savin, La Roche-Posay