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Limoges
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Limoges is locatit in Fraunce
Limoges
Limoges
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
Limoges is locatit in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
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
KintraFraunce
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepairtmentHaute-Vienne
ArrondissementLimoges
CantonChief toun o 16 cantons
IntercommunalityLimoges Métropole
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Rodet
Area
1
77.45 km2 (29.90 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)2
139,026
 • Density1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
87085 /87000
Elevation209–431 m (686–1,414 ft)
(avg. 294 m or 965 ft)
Wabsteidhttp://www.ville-limoges.fr/
1 French Laund Register data, that excludes lochs, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) an 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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