The Château de Châlucet (sometimes written as Chalusset), a ruined castle, is in the commune of Saint-Jean-Ligoure, about 10 km to the south of Limoges, in the département of Haute-Vienne, and less than 2 km from the Pôle de Lanaud. The ruins dominate the confluence of the rivers Briance and Ligoure. The castle is a medieval fortress, with a purely defensive goal; it is composed of two parts: a castle, on […]

The Musée national Adrien-Dubouché is a French national museum focusing on Limoges porcelain and the history of ceramics . Founded in 1845 and located in Limoges ( Haute-Vienne ), it is part of the public establishment Cité de la Céramique – Sèvres & Limoges . The Adrien-Dubouché National Museum preserves nearly 18,000 works in ceramics (pottery, stoneware, earthenware and porcelain) and glass from various periods, from Antiquity to the present day, and […]

Legrand is a French industrial group historically based in Limoges in the Limousin region. In 2011, the firm was the largest global producer of switches and sockets, with 20% of the global market, and in cable management (15% of the global market), generating 75% of its turnover internationally. The group is also expanding its product range in sustainable development and energy saving technologies, an has […]

Limoges is a city and commune. Situated on the first western foothills of the Massif Central, Limoges is crossed by the Vienne River, of which it was originally the first ford crossing point. Country France Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine Department Haute-Vienne  Mayor (2020–2026) Emile-Roger Lombertie Area 77.45 km2 (29.90 sq mi) Population (2017-01-01) 132,175  Density 1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)  Metro (2015) 283,823 Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST) Modern history […]