Le Vigen

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Le Vigen
Le Vigen is located in France
Le Vigen
Le Vigen
Coordinates: 45°45′08″N 1°17′22″E / 45.7522°N 1.2894°E / 45.7522; 1.2894Coordinates: 45°45′08″N 1°17′22″E / 45.7522°N 1.2894°E / 45.7522; 1.2894
Country France
Region Limousin
Department Haute-Vienne
Arrondissement Limoges
Canton Limoges-Condat
Intercommunality Limoges Métropole
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jeanne-Marie Leybros
Area1 29.51 km2 (11.39 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,079
 • Density 70/km2 (180/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 87205 / 87110
Elevation 220–423 m (722–1,388 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.

Le Vigen (Occitan: Lo Vijan) is a commune in the Haute-Vienne department in the Limousin region in west-central France.


The village lies on the right bank of the Briance, which flows westward through the commune.

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