The Romanesque bridge in Solignac, with the abbey and surrounding buildings beyond
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Yvette Aubisse|
|Area1||16.54 km2 (6.39 sq mi)|
|• Density||90/km2 (230/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||87192 /87110|
|Elevation||12–392 m (39–1,286 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.
The village lies on the right bank of the Briance, which flows westward through the commune.
Inhabitants are known as Solignacois.
- Jean-Joseph Sanfourche, known as "Sanfourche" (1929-2010), a French painter and poet, lived in Solignac before settling in Saint-Léonard-de-Noblat.
- Joseph Brousseau, French architect probably born at Solignac around 1733 and died at Sées in the Orne on 5 February 1797.
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