Limoges

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Limoges
Limoges is located in France
Limoges
Limoges
Coordinates: 45°50′07″N 1°15′45″E / 45.8353°N 1.2625°E / 45.8353; 1.2625Coordinates: 45°50′07″N 1°15′45″E / 45.8353°N 1.2625°E / 45.8353; 1.2625
Kintra Fraunce
Region Limousin
Depairtment Haute-Vienne
Arrondissement Limoges
Canton Chief toun o 16 cantons
Intercommunality Limoges Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Rodet
Area
 • Land1 77.45 km2 (29.90 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 139,026
 • Population2 Density 1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 87085 / 87000
Elevation 209–431 m (686–1,414 ft)
(avg. 294 m or 965 ft)
Website http://www.ville-limoges.fr/

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population wioot double coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anly coonted ance.

Limoges (Lemòtges / Limòtges in the Limousin dialect o Occitan) is a ceety an commune, the caipital o the Haute-Vienne depairtment an the admeenistrative caipital o the Limousin région in wast-central Fraunce.

Limoges is kent for its medieval enamels (Limoges enamels) on copper, for its 19t century porcelain (Limoges porcelain) an for its oak barrels (Limousin oak), which are uised for Cognac production.

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