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Champsac

Champsac
Coat of arms of Champsac
Coat of arms
Champsac is located in France
Champsac
Champsac
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Limousin
Department Haute-Vienne
Arrondissement Rochechouart
Canton Oradour-sur-Vayres
Intercommunality Bandiat Tardoire Avenir
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Guy Baudrier
Area1 23.94 km2 (9.24 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 596
 • Density 25/km2 (64/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 87036 / 87230
Elevation 267–399 m (876–1,309 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.

Champsac (Occitan: Chamçac) is a commune in the Haute-Vienne department in the Limousin region in western France, sitting near to both the Dordogne and Charente borders.

Inhabitants are known as Champsacois.

The village snuggles quietly within the Dordogne-Limousin National Park. Amenities within Champsac include a butchers, a bakers, a hairdressers, a church, a wine merchants and a bar/hotel 'le Champsac'.

It is also very near to other amenities to include supermarkets, châteaus, lakes, cycle paths, fishing etc. and sits approximately 30 minutes south-west of Limoges airport. The historic city of Limoges and towns/villages such as Rochuchaurt, Oradour sur Glane, St Junien and Chalus are also close by.

The joint Aquitaine-Limousin-Poitou-Charentes, in which Champsac will sit, is a future Region of Southwestern France, created by the territorial reform of French Regions in 2014 by merger of Aquitaine, Limousin, and Poitou-Charentes. It will cover 84,061 km2 (32,456 sq mi)- or 1/8th of the country - and will have 5,808,594 inhabitants.[1] (municipal population on 1 January 2012). The new region will take effect after the regional elections of December 2015, on 1 January 2016.[2]

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