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The town hall in Magnac-Laval
The town hall in Magnac-Laval
Coat of arms of Magnac-Laval
Coat of arms
Magnac-Laval is located in France
Coordinates: 46°12′58″N 1°10′04″E / 46.2161°N 1.1678°E / 46.2161; 1.1678Coordinates: 46°12′58″N 1°10′04″E / 46.2161°N 1.1678°E / 46.2161; 1.1678
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Haute-Vienne
Arrondissement Bellac
Canton Châteauponsac
Intercommunality Brame-Benaize
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Bernard Jarry
Area1 72.22 km2 (27.88 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,117
 • Density 29/km2 (76/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 87089 /87190
Elevation 189–324 m (620–1,063 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.

Magnac-Laval (Occitan: Manhac la Vau) is a commune in the Haute-Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in west-central France.


The river Brame flows westward through the middle of the commune and crosses the town.

Inhabitants are known as Magnachons.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Name of magnac-laval inhabitants