The village of Oradour-sur-Glane in Haute-Vienne in Nazi occupied France was destroyed on 10 June 1944, when 642 of its inhabitants, including women and children, were massacred by a German Waffen-SS company.
Latitude and longitude of Limoges
Limoges (/lɪˈmoʊʒ/;French pronunciation: [li.mɔʒ]; Occitan: Lemòtges or Limòtges) is a city and commune, the capital of the Haute-Vienne department and the administrative capital of the Limousin région in west-central France.
Latitude: 45° 49' 53.51" N
Longitude: 1° 15' 28.12" E
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Limousin (French pronunciation: [limuzɛ̃] ( listen); Occitan: Lemosin) is one of the 27 regions of France. It is composed of three departments: Corrèze, Creuse and Haute-Vienne.
Rochechouart is an impact crater in France. Its original diameter before erosion is thought to have been about 40–50 km (25–31 mi). Its most recent age estimate is 202.7 ± 2.2 million years ago, placing it in the Rhaetian, close to the Triassic-Jura…
The Château de Chalus-Chabrol (Occitan Limousin : Chasteu de Chasluç-Chabròl) is a castle in the commune of Châlus in the département of Haute-Vienne, France.
Limoges – Bellegarde Airport (French: Aéroport de Limoges – Bellegarde, IATA: LIG, ICAO: LFBL) is an airport located 6 kilometres (4 mi) west-northwest of Limoges, a commune of the Haute-Vienne department in the Limousin region of France.
Limousin (Occitan: Lemosin), one of the traditional provinces of France with a history reaching back to Celtic and Roman times, surrounds the city of Limoges (Occitan: Limòtges). Limousin lies in the foothills of the western edge of the Massif Centr…
The Château de Montbrun is a castle in the commune of Dournazac in the Haute-Vienne département of France. The castle was built in the 12th and 15th centuries, and was restored in the late 19th.
Limoges Cathedral (Cathédrale Saint-Étienne de Limoges) is a Roman Catholic cathedral, and a national monument of France, situated in Limoges.
The lac de Vassivière or Vassivière Lake (Vacivièra in Occitan), one of France's largest artificial lakes, is a large man-made reservoir of about 10 square kilometres (2,500 acres). It is situated on the Plateau de Millevaches in the départements of…
The Centre de la mémoire d'Oradour (the memorial center of Oradour) has made its mission to commemorate the crimes of the 2nd armored division of the Waffen-SS "Das Reich" in Oradour-sur-Glane, to inform about the crime, and to act as a memorial for…
Palais de Sports de Beaublanc is an indoor sporting arena located in Limoges, France.
Château de Rochechouart is a thirteenth-century French castle, located at the top of the confluence of the Grêne and Vayres rivers in the commune of Rochechouart within the département of Haute-Vienne.
Saint-Priest-Palus is a commune in the Creuse department in central France.
The Jardin botanique de l'Evêché (Botanical Garden of the Bishopric, 2 hectares), also known as the Jardin botanique de Limoges, is a botanical garden located behind the Cathedral and Musée de l'Evêché in Limoges, Haute-Vienne, Limousin, France.
The Château de Châlucet, a ruined castle, is in the commune of Saint-Jean-Ligoure, about 10 km to the south of Limoges, in the département of Haute-Vienne, and less than 2 km from the Pôle de Lanaud.
The Taurion (Occitan: Taurion), as it is known in Haute-Vienne, or Thaurion, as it is known in Creuse, is a 107 km long river in western France, tributary of the Vienne river.
The canton of Chabanais is a former administrative division in central France.
Lajoumard is a village in Limousin, France. According to its inhabitants, it is one of the oldest villages in the area. Located between Saint-Léonard-de-Noblat and Le Châtenet-en-Dognon (Haute-Vienne, 87), it has about 20 old houses with stone walls.