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Corrèze

(kôrĕz`), department (1990 pop. 237,500), S central France, in LimousinLimousin
, region and former province, S central France, in the arid, hilly country W of the Auvergne Mts. It comprises the depts. of Corrèze, Creuse, and Haute-Vienne, and is part of the administrative region of New Aquitaine.
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, town (1990 pop. 18,685), capital of Corrèze dept., S central France. Firearms and other goods are made there. Tulle was built around a 7th-century monastery. It gave its name to tulle cloth, first manufactured in the town. There is an important military school.
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Corrèze

 

a department in central France. Area, 5,900 sq km. Population, 238,000 (1972). The administrative center is the city of Tulle.

Corrèze is situated on the western slopes of the Massif Central. It is an agricultural region with a declining population. (Since 1901 the number of inhabitants has declined by 25 percent.) Cattle are raised, and rye, wheat, buckwheat, and potatoes are grown. In the valleys of rivers, vegetables, fruits, and tobacco are also grown. Building materials are quarried in the department. Industry includes food processing, textiles, and ceramics. The city of Tulle has firearms plants. There are hydroelectric power plants on the Dordogne and Vézèrerivers.

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Executives said the Correze plant has added 6000 square meters to form a 10,000 square meter production space.
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Limousin Regional Council, General Council of Correze.
In this pocket of the Correze countryside, insulated by peaks and ravines, a rural and archaic society unchanged since Roman Gaul has persisted for centuries, then abruptly vanished.
The meeting was held at the French president's country estate in Correze, central France.
Most of the discussions were held at the French leader's private estate in the Correze region, the first time Mr Chirac has ever entertained a foreign leader at his family chateau.
In 1998, Bernadette Chirac hosted a visit by Hillary Clinton to her native Correze, in central France.
He could have gone with a friend to one of PGL's British centres, but decided to go it alone, choosing the Club Correze site at Hameau les Ages on the edge of the Dordogne.
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Deux mois et demi apres son election, Francois Hollande a renoue avec la Correze, marquant son "attachement" a son ancien fief, oE il a aussi rendu une visite "amicale" et hautement symbolique a l'ancien chef de l'Etat, Jacques Chirac, dans son chateau de Bity.