Limousin (region)

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Kintra Fraunce
 • PresesJean-Paul Denanot (PS)
 • Total16942 km2 (6,541 sq mi)
 • Total727,000
 • Density43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeFR-L
GDP (2006)[1]Rankit {{{GDP_rank}}}
Tot€17 billion (US${{{GDP_US$}}} bn)
Per capita€23,400 (US${{{GDP_per_capita_US$}}})
NUTS RegionFR6

Limousin (French pronunciation: ​[limuzɛ̃]; Occitan: Lemosin) is ane o the 27 regions o France. It is composed o three départements: Corrèze, Creuse an the Haute-Vienne.

Situated lairgely in the Massif Central, as o Januar 1st 2008, the Limousin comprised 740,743 inhabitants on nearly 17 000 km2, makkin it the seicont least populatit region o Fraunce efter Corsica.

Formin pairt o the Sooth-Wast o Fraunce, Limousin is bordered bi the regions Centre tae the north, Poitou-Charentes an Aquitaine tae the wast, Midi-Pyrénées tae the sooth an Auvergne tae the east. Limousin an aw forms pairt o Occitania.

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  1. "GDP per inhabitant in 2006 ranged from 25% of the EU27 average in Nord-Est in Romania to 336% in Inner London" (PDF). Eurostat.

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