Beuvron (river)

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October 20, 2021

The Beuvron is a river in central France that flows into the Center-Val de Loire region. It is 115.2 km long and flows into the Loire.

Geography

Etymology

The river owes its name to the beavers that populated its banks in the Middle Ages and were called bièvres, from the Gallic bebron / bibron. The species, which gradually disappeared over the centuries, was reintroduced in the Beuvron basin in 1974.

Course of the river

The river originates in the municipality of Coullons, in the natural region of Sologna. In its course it bathes the castle of Villesavin, in the municipality of Tour-en-Sologne, and about 1 km before entering the Loire it receives the waters of the Cosson, a river that flows near the castle of Chambord.

Municipalities crossed

The Cosson crosses 18 municipalities: CherArgent-sur-Sauldre, Brinon-sur-Sauldre. LoiretCerdon, Coullons. Loir-et-CherBauzy, Bracieux, Candé-sur-Beuvron (confluence), Cellettes, Chaon, Chaumont-sur-Tharonne, Chitenay, Cour-Cheverny, La Ferté-Beauharnais, Lamotte-Beuvron, Mont-près-Chambord, Les Montils , Monthou-sur-Bièvre, Montrieux-en-Sologne, Neung-sur-Beuvron, Neuvy, Nouan-le-Fuzelier, Ouchamps, Pierrefitte-sur-Sauldre, Saint-Viâtre, Seur, Tour-en-Sologne, Valaire, Vernou -en-Sologne, Vouzon.

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