Vayres, Haute-Vienne

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Coat of arms of Vayres
Coat of arms
Vayres is located in France
Coordinates: 45°45′36″N 0°48′41″E / 45.76000°N 0.8114°E / 45.76000; 0.8114Coordinates: 45°45′36″N 0°48′41″E / 45.76000°N 0.8114°E / 45.76000; 0.8114
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Haute-Vienne
Arrondissement Rochechouart
Canton Rochechouart
Intercommunality Pays de la Météorite
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jocelyne Rejasse
Area1 38.13 km2 (14.72 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 919
 • Density 24/km2 (62/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 87199 /87600
Elevation 199–333 m (653–1,093 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.

Vayres (Occitan: Vairas) is a commune in the Haute-Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in west-central France.

Inhabitants are known as Vayrois.

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