Isle, Haute-Vienne

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Le château de Gigondas, in Isle
Le château de Gigondas, in Isle
Coat of arms of Isle
Coat of arms
Isle is located in France
Coordinates: 45°48′18″N 1°13′38″E / 45.80500°N 1.2272°E / 45.80500; 1.2272Coordinates: 45°48′18″N 1°13′38″E / 45.80500°N 1.2272°E / 45.80500; 1.2272
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Haute-Vienne
Arrondissement Limoges
Canton Limoges-Isle
Intercommunality Limoges Métropole
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gilles Begout
Area1 20.18 km2 (7.79 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 7,734
 • Density 380/km2 (990/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 87075 /87170
Elevation 208–346 m (682–1,135 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.

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

Isle is the fourth commune of the department (by population), after Limoges, Saint-Junien and Panazol.

Inhabitants are known as Islois.

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