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Coat of arms of Jouac
Coat of arms
Jouac is located in France
Coordinates: 46°21′17″N 1°15′43″E / 46.3547°N 1.2619°E / 46.3547; 1.2619Coordinates: 46°21′17″N 1°15′43″E / 46.3547°N 1.2619°E / 46.3547; 1.2619
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Haute-Vienne
Arrondissement Bellac
Canton Saint-Sulpice-les-Feuilles
Intercommunality Brame-Benaize
 • Mayor (2014 - Present) Virginie Windridge
Area1 20.31 km2 (7.84 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 211
 • Density 10/km2 (27/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 87080 / 87890
Elevation 170–271 m (558–889 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.

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


The river Benaize forms part of the commune's eastern border, flows through the commune, crossing the village of Jouac, then forms part of the commune's north-western border.

Inhabitants are known as Jouacais.

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