Le Buis

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Le Buis
Coat of arms of Le Buis
Coat of arms
Le Buis is located in France
Le Buis
Le Buis
Coordinates: 46°02′10″N 1°12′12″E / 46.0361°N 1.2033°E / 46.0361; 1.2033Coordinates: 46°02′10″N 1°12′12″E / 46.0361°N 1.2033°E / 46.0361; 1.2033
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Haute-Vienne
Arrondissement Bellac
Canton Nantiat
Intercommunality Aurence et Glane Développement
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Lachaud
Area1 6.55 km2 (2.53 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 197
 • Density 30/km2 (78/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 87023 /87140
Elevation 270–431 m (886–1,414 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.

Le Buis (Occitan: Lu Bois) is a commune in the Haute-Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in western France.

Inhabitants are known as Buinauds.

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