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The town hall in Limours
The town hall in Limours
Coat of arms of Limours
Coat of arms
Limours is located in France
Coordinates: 48°38′45″N 2°04′38″E / 48.6458°N 2.0771°E / 48.6458; 2.0771Coordinates: 48°38′45″N 2°04′38″E / 48.6458°N 2.0771°E / 48.6458; 2.0771
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Essonne
Arrondissement Palaiseau
Canton Limours
Intercommunality Pays de Limours
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Raymond Hugonet (NC)
Area1 14.25 km2 (5.50 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 6,486
 • Density 460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 91338 /91470
Elevation 100–177 m (328–581 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.

Limours is a commune the Essonne department in Île-de-France in northern France.

Inhabitants of Limours are known as Limouriens.


Limours is located 30 km (19 mi) from Paris.

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