Oradour-Saint-Genest

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Oradour-Saint-Genest
Oradour-Saint-Genest is located in France
Oradour-Saint-Genest
Oradour-Saint-Genest
Coordinates: 46°14′21″N 1°02′09″E / 46.2392°N 1.0358°E / 46.2392; 1.0358Coordinates: 46°14′21″N 1°02′09″E / 46.2392°N 1.0358°E / 46.2392; 1.0358
Country France
Region Limousin
Department Haute-Vienne
Arrondissement Bellac
Canton Le Dorat
Intercommunality Basse Marche
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gilles Reynaud
Area
 • Land1 37.90 km2 (14.63 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 467
 • Population2 density 12/km2 (32/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 87109 / 87210
Elevation 160–249 m (525–817 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.

Oradour-Saint-Genest (Occitan: Orador Sent Genès) is a commune in the Haute-Vienne department in the Limousin region in west-central France.

Geography[edit]

The river Brame flows northwestward through the commune.

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