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For the French wine grape that is known as Fromental, see Roussanne.
Fromental is located in France
Coordinates: 46°09′36″N 1°23′50″E / 46.16000°N 1.3972°E / 46.16000; 1.3972Coordinates: 46°09′36″N 1°23′50″E / 46.16000°N 1.3972°E / 46.16000; 1.3972
Country France
Region Limousin
Department Haute-Vienne
Arrondissement Bellac
Canton Bessines-sur-Gartempe
Intercommunality Porte d'Occitanie
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Fabien Dupuy
Area1 22.65 km2 (8.75 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 547
 • Density 24/km2 (63/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 87068 / 87250
Elevation 279–430 m (915–1,411 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Fromental (Occitan: Fromentau) is a commune in the Haute-Vienne department in the Limousin region in west-central France.


The river Semme flows through the commune's northern part and forms part of its northern and western borders.

Inhabitants are known as Fromentaux.

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