Lubersac

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Lubersac
Renaissance house
Renaissance house
Coat of arms of Lubersac
Coat of arms
Lubersac is located in France
Lubersac
Lubersac
Coordinates: 45°27′N 1°24′E / 45.45°N 1.4°E / 45.45; 1.4Coordinates: 45°27′N 1°24′E / 45.45°N 1.4°E / 45.45; 1.4
Country France
Region Limousin
Department Corrèze
Arrondissement Brive-la-Gaillarde
Canton Lubersac
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Decaie
Area1 57.46 km2 (22.19 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 2,279
 • 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.

Lubersac is a commune in the Corrèze département in central France near Arnac-Pompadour and Uzerche.

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.

Geography[edit]

The commune is located on the river Auvézère.

Population[edit]

Its inhabitants are called Lubersacois.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 2,513 —    
1968 2,444 −2.7%
1975 2,395 −2.0%
1982 2,397 +0.1%
1990 2,248 −6.2%
1999 2,169 −3.5%
2008 2,279 +5.1%

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