La Roche-l'Abeille

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La Roche-l'Abeille
Coat of arms of La Roche-l'Abeille
Coat of arms
La Roche-l'Abeille is located in France
La Roche-l'Abeille
La Roche-l'Abeille
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
La Roche-l'Abeille is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
La Roche-l'Abeille
La Roche-l'Abeille
Coordinates: 45°35′49″N 1°14′32″E / 45.5969°N 1.2422°E / 45.5969; 1.2422Coordinates: 45°35′49″N 1°14′32″E / 45.5969°N 1.2422°E / 45.5969; 1.2422
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Haute-Vienne
Arrondissement Limoges
Canton Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche
Intercommunality Pays de Saint-Yrieix
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Francis Latronche
Area1 36.56 km2 (14.12 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 599
 • Density 16/km2 (42/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 87127 /87800
Elevation 323–505 m (1,060–1,657 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.

La Roche-l'Abeille (Occitan: La Ròcha l'Abelha) is a commune in the Haute-Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in west-central France.

Inhabitants are known as Rouchauds.

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