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Region of Limousin Département Information 

The D
èpartements of Limousin


Corrèze 
The département of Corrèze is located on the western border of the Massif Central, in the southern part of Limousin.  It is bounded by the départements of Creuse in the north, Cantal and Puy-de-Dôme, in Auvergne, on the east, Lot, in the region of Midi-Pyrénées, to the south and Dordogne and Haute-Vienne [Limousin] on the west.  In 1790, Corrèze was formed from the old province of Limousin.  The Dordogne River flows through the département.  Tulle is the capital. 

Creuse
The Département of Creuse is located on the northwestern border of the Massif Central, and occupies much of the Creuse River basin.  The ground, in the southeast of the département, rises to more than 3000 feet.  The Creuse département is bounded by the départements of Indre and Cher on the north, Allier and Puy-du-D
ôme on the east, Corrèze to the south, and Haute-Vienne on the west.

Creuse was formed, with Guéret as the capital, in 1790 from the old provinces of Marche [a province prior to the French Revolution], plus northern Haute-Vienne and a piece of Indre, Berry [a former province in central France; its capital was Bourges], Bourbonnais [another old province in central France], Auvergne, Poitou, and Limousin. 

The area is well known for its stockbreeding of the Limousin cattle.  Cereals, chestnuts and potatoes are grown.  Industry is poorly developed and scattered and consists of food processing, metal production, mining, quarrying and spinning.  

Haute-Vienne
The Département of Haute-Vienne is located in the western part of Limousin, on the northwestern slopes of the Massif Central.  It was carved principally from the old province of Marche with samplings of the provinces of Berry, Limousin and Poitou.  The département’s north is separated from the south by the westward-flowing Vienne River.  The Vienne River traverses the rolling uplands of Limousin before joining the Maulde and Taurion rivers.  It then flows through Limoges. 
 
 

 

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