||This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in the French Wikipedia. (January 2009)|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Jean-Pierre Decaie|
|Area1||57.46 km2 (22.19 sq mi)|
|• Density||40/km2 (100/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||19121 / 19210|
|Elevation||380–400 m (1,250–1,310 ft)
(avg. 390 m or 1,280 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.
It was formerly called Louparsat (« lou percé » in Limousin, can be translated to « pierced wolf » in English), named from the legend of a knight who killed a wolf with a blow of his sword to save his beloved.
The commune is located on the river Auvézère.
Its inhabitants are called Lubersacois.
- Joseph, Count Souham (see also Joseph Souham) was born in Lubersac on 30 April 1760. He died on 28 April 1837 at Versailles. He was a French general of the First French Empire.
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