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For the French wine grape that is known as Fromental, see Roussanne.
The church in Fromental
The church in Fromental
Coat of arms of Fromental
Coat of arms
Fromental is located in France
Coordinates: 46°09′36″N 1°23′50″E / 46.16000°N 1.3972°E / 46.16000; 1.3972Coordinates: 46°09′36″N 1°23′50″E / 46.16000°N 1.3972°E / 46.16000; 1.3972
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Haute-Vienne
Arrondissement Bellac
Canton Bessines-sur-Gartempe
Intercommunality Porte d'Occitanie
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Fabien Dupuy
Area1 22.65 km2 (8.75 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 547
 • Density 24/km2 (63/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 87068 /87250
Elevation 279–430 m (915–1,411 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.

Fromental (Occitan: Fromentau) is a commune in the Haute-Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in west-central France.


The river Semme flows through the commune's northern part and forms part of its northern and western borders.

Inhabitants are known as Fromentaux.

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