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The church in Pierre-Buffière
The church in Pierre-Buffière
Coat of arms of Pierre-Buffière
Coat of arms
Pierre-Buffière is located in France
Coordinates: 45°41′44″N 1°21′36″E / 45.6956°N 1.36000°E / 45.6956; 1.36000Coordinates: 45°41′44″N 1°21′36″E / 45.6956°N 1.36000°E / 45.6956; 1.36000
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Haute-Vienne
Arrondissement Limoges
Canton Pierre-Buffière
Intercommunality Braince - Roselle
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Stéphane Patier
Area1 5.75 km2 (2.22 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,142
 • Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 87119 /87260
Elevation 240–374 m (787–1,227 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.

Pierre-Buffière (Occitan: Pèira Bufiera) is a commune in the Haute-Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in west-central France.


The village lies on the left bank of the Briance, which flows westward through the northern part of the commune.

Inhabitants are known as Pierre-Buffiérois.

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