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Limoges (France)


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    • Limoz (France)
    • Λιμοζ (France)
    • Limages (France)
    • Ville de Limoges (France)
    • Lemòtges (France)
    • Limòtges (France)
    • Augustoritum (France)
    • Augoustoriton (France)
    • Αυγουστοριτον (France)
    • Civitas Lemovicum (France)
    • Lemovica (France)
    • Lemmovix Agustoredo (France)
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    • Limoges
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    • found: Deuterē diakēryxē tēs Limoz, 2003.
    • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009(unknown; 45°51ʹ00ʺN 001°15ʹ00ʺE)
    • found: Perrier, Jean. La Haute-Vienne, 1993:page 4 (Limoges; in Haute-Vienne, le Limousin) page 79 (originated on the right bank of the Vienne; historical names: Augustoritum, Αυγουστοριτον = Augoustoriton, Civitas Lemovicum, Lemovica, Lemmovix Agustoredo)
    • found: GEOnet, 28 November 2016(Limoges (approved); Limages (variant); geopolitical entity name: France; first-order administrative division name: Nouvelle-Aquitaine; 45° 49ʹ 54ʺ N, 001° 15ʹ 28ʺ E; 45.831534 [N], 1.257805 [E]; seat of a second-order administrative division)
    • found: Ville de Limoges Web site, 28 November 2016:main page (Ville de Limoges; Limoges) Portrait d'une ville (first name of Limoges: Augustoritum, founded by the Romans 10 B.C.; in 1792, the city (Cité) and the castle were officially combined into a single city (ville))
    • found: Wikipedia, 28 November 2016:Limoges (Limoges; Occitan: Lemòtges or Limòtges; a city and commune, the capital of the Haute-Vienne department and the administrative capital of the Limousin in west-central France; Region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine; Arrondissement: Limoges; founded as Augustoritum by the Romans, around 10 BC; later renamed after the tribe whose chief town it was, the Lemovices; 45° 50ʹ 7.08ʺ N, 1° 15ʹ 45ʺ E; 45.8353 [N], 1.2625 [E])
    • found: Wikipedia, 23 November 2016:Nouvelle-Aquitaine (Nouvelle-Aquitaine; the largest administrative region in France; created by the territorial reform of French Regions in 2014 through the merger of 3 regions: Aquitaine, Limousin and Poitou-Charentes; the new region came into existence on 1 January 2016; the region's interim name, Aquitaine-Limousin-Poitou-Charentes, was a hyphenated placename; on 27 June 2016, just a few days ahead of the 1 July deadline, the Regional council adopted Nouvelle-Aquitaine as the new region's permanent name)
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    • 1981-10-23: new
    • 2016-11-30: revised
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