Droux (Occitan: Drolh) is a commune in the Haute-Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in western France.

Droux
The Semme river near Droux
The Semme river near Droux
Coat of arms of Droux
Coat of arms
Location of Droux
Droux is located in France
Droux
Droux
Droux is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Droux
Droux
Coordinates: 46°09′36″N 1°09′12″E / 46.160°N 1.1533°E / 46.160; 1.1533Coordinates: 46°09′36″N 1°09′12″E / 46.160°N 1.1533°E / 46.160; 1.1533
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentHaute-Vienne
ArrondissementBellac
CantonChâteauponsac
IntercommunalityBrame-Benaize
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Francis Bottemer
Area
1
23.98 km2 (9.26 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
350
 • Density15/km2 (38/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
87061 /87190
Elevation181–316 m (594–1,037 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

The river Semme forms most of the commune's southwestern border, flows southwest through the middle of the commune, then flows into the Gartempe, which forms the commune's southern border.

Inhabitants are known as Drouniers.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.