Royères

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Royères
Commune
The church of the Nativity of the Virgin, in Royères
The church of the Nativity of the Virgin, in Royères
Royères is located in France
Royères
Royères
Coordinates: 45°50′58″N 1°25′52″E / 45.8494°N 1.4311°E / 45.8494; 1.4311Coordinates: 45°50′58″N 1°25′52″E / 45.8494°N 1.4311°E / 45.8494; 1.4311
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Haute-Vienne
Arrondissement Limoges
Canton Saint-Léonard-de-Noblat
Intercommunality Noblat
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Martine Tandeau de Marsac
Area1 17.42 km2 (6.73 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 836
 • Density 48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 87129 /87400
Elevation 235–484 m (771–1,588 ft)
(avg. 365 m or 1,198 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.

Royères (Occitan: Roiéra) in a commune in the Haute-Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in west-central France.

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Royères was the birthplace of the Dominican inquisitor, Bishop of Lodève and prolific author Bernard Gui, circa 1261.

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