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Corrèze
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Coat of Arms de la Corrèze


Details
Information
Number19
RegionLimousin
PrefectureTulle
SubprefectureBrive-la-Gaillarde
Ussel
Population


 - Total (1999)
 - Density

Ranked 80th


232,576


40 /km²
Area5,857 km²
Arrondissements3
Cantons37
Communes286
President of the
general council
Jean-Pierre Dupont
Location
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Location of de la Corrèze in France

Corrèze is a département in the center of France. It is also the surname of the infamous Jacques Corrèze.

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History

Corrèze was one of the original 83 departments created during the French Revolution on March 4, 1790. It includes part of the former province of Limousin.

Geography

The department is part of the current region of Limousin. It is surrounded by the departments of Creuse, Haute-Vienne, Cantal, Puy-de-Dôme, Lot, and Dordogne.

Demographics

The inhabitants of the department are called Corréziens.

Miscellaneous topics

List of the communes of the Corrèze département

External links


Corrèze is also the name of a commune of the Corrèze département.

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