Limoges

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Limoges
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Kintra Fraunce
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Depairtment Haute-Vienne
Arrondissement Limoges
Canton Chief toun o 16 cantons
Intercommunality Limoges Métropole
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Rodet
Area1 77.45 km2 (29.90 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 139,026
 • Density 1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 87085 /87000
Elevation 209–431 m (686–1,414 ft)
(avg. 294 m or 965 ft)
Wabsteid 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 withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit 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 capper, for its 19t century porcelain (Limoges porcelain) an for its aik baurels (Limousin aik), whilk is uised for Cognac production.

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