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Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche
Coat of arms
Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche is located in France
Coordinates: 45°30′55″N 1°12′15″E / 45.5153°N 1.2042°E / 45.5153; 1.2042Coordinates: 45°30′55″N 1°12′15″E / 45.5153°N 1.2042°E / 45.5153; 1.2042
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Haute-Vienne
Arrondissement Limoges
Canton Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche
Intercommunality Pays de Saint-Yrieix
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Boisserie
Area1 100.98 km2 (38.99 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 7,473
 • Density 74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 87187 /87500
Elevation 283–498 m (928–1,634 ft)
(avg. 369 m or 1,211 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-Yrieix-la-Perche (Occitan: Sent Iriès) is a commune in the Haute-Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in west-central France.

Its name refers to Saint Yrieix (Aredius).

Inhabitants are known as Arédiens.

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