Last modified: 2002-03-02 by ivan sache
Keywords: haute-vienne | limousin |
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Traditional provinces: Marche, Limousin, Poitou
Bordering departments: Charente, Corrèze, Creuse, Dordogne, Indre, Vienne
Area: 5,520 km2
Population (1995): 355,500 inhabitants
Sous-préfectures: Bellac, Rochechouart
Subdivisions: 3 arrondissements, 42 cantons, 201 communes.
The department is named after the river Vienne (350 km), tributary of Loire.