Saint-Sylvestre, Haute-Vienne

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The church in Saint-Sylvestre
The church in Saint-Sylvestre
Saint-Sylvestre is located in France
Coordinates: 45°59′48″N 1°22′40″E / 45.9967°N 1.3778°E / 45.9967; 1.3778Coordinates: 45°59′48″N 1°22′40″E / 45.9967°N 1.3778°E / 45.9967; 1.3778
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Haute-Vienne
Arrondissement Limoges
Canton Ambazac
Intercommunality Monts d'Ambazac et du Val du Taurion
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Maurice Couturier
Area1 30.91 km2 (11.93 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 810
 • Density 26/km2 (68/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 87183 /87240
Elevation 379–651 m (1,243–2,136 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.

Saint-Sylvestre (Occitan: Sint Sauvéstre) is a commune in the Haute-Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in west-central France.

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