Solignac

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Solignac
The Romanesque bridge in Solignac, with the abbey and surrounding buildings beyond
The Romanesque bridge in Solignac, with the abbey and surrounding buildings beyond
Coat of arms of Solignac
Coat of arms
Solignac is located in France
Solignac
Solignac
Coordinates: 45°45′22″N 1°16′34″E / 45.7561°N 1.2761°E / 45.7561; 1.2761Coordinates: 45°45′22″N 1°16′34″E / 45.7561°N 1.2761°E / 45.7561; 1.2761
Country France
Region Limousin
Department Haute-Vienne
Arrondissement Limoges
Canton Limoges-Condat
Intercommunality Limoges Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Yvette Aubisse
Area1 16.54 km2 (6.39 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,482
 • Density 90/km2 (230/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 87192 / 87110
Elevation 12–392 m (39–1,286 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.

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

Geography[edit]

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

Inhabitants are known as Solignacois.

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