Haute-Vienne


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Haute-Vienne

(French otvjɛn)
n
(Placename) a department of W central France, in Limousin region. Capital: Limoges. Pop: 353 788 (2003 est). Area: 5555 sq km (2166 sq miles)
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Contract notice: Supply, implementation and maintenance portables tablets for colleges of the department of haute-vienne
35 Goodwood Limoges is the capital of the Haute-Vienne department in west-central France.
27 July 2009 - French ham and pate producer Madrange, which was acquired by financial holding La Financiere Turenne Lafayette earlier this year, will be cutting 240 jobs mostly at its Haute-Vienne site, say trade union sources.
The Limoges Chamber of Commerce & Industry based in Haute-Vienne region of France is a public administrative establishment run by the state.
Divided into three departments - Correze, Creuse and Haute-Vienne - the area lies in fabulous, verdant countryside.
The French authorities said earlier this month that a group identifying itself as AZF threatened in February to blow up a rail track in the central French province of Haute-Vienne if the government failed to pay a ransom totaling $5 million.
Limoges is the capital of Haute-Vienne in south central France.
See also Pierre Vallin, Paysans rouges du Limousin; mentalite et compartement politique a Compreignac et dans le Nord de Haute-Vienne (1870-1914) (Paris, 1985), 74.
Implementing agency : Conseil departemental Haute-Vienne
In Poitou and the Haute-Vienne, grooms on their wedding day could protect themselves against the nouement by placing a little salt in one of their pockets.