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.
Saint-Priest-Taurion (Occitan: Sent Prech) is a commune in the Haute-Vienne department in the Limousin region in west-central France.
Latitude: 45° 53' 12.70" N
Longitude: 1° 24' 0.58" E
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Metropolitan France (French: France métropolitaine or la Métropole) is the part of France located in Europe. It includes mainland France and nearby islands in the Atlantic Ocean, in the English Channel (French: la Manche), and in the Mediterranean S…
France is a country in Western Europe. France borders the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean. To the west is the Bay of Biscay, to the north is the English Channel and the North Sea.
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…
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…
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 Église Saint-Germain de Royère-de-Vassivière is a Gothic church built in Royère-de-Vassivière in the department of Creuse and region of Limousin.