Limoux facts for kids
Pont-Neuf of Limoux
|Intercommunality||Communauté de communes du Limouxin et du Saint-Hilairois|
|Area1||32.41 km2 (12.51 sq mi)|
|• Density||314.10/km2 (813.5/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+01:00)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+02:00)|
|INSEE/Postal code||11206 /11300|
|Elevation||156–740 m (512–2,428 ft)
(avg. 172 m or 564 ft)
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
The commune of Limoux has an area of 32.41 km2 (12.51 sq mi) and its average altitude is 172 m (564 ft). The commune of Limoux is surrounded by the communes:
With a population of 10,180, Limoux has a population density of 314 inhabitants/km2.
The inhabitants of this city are known, in French, as Limouxins (women: Limouxines).
- Weekly market every Friday (or Thursday if a public holiday falls on a Friday).
- Flea market or Brocante the first Sunday of each month on the Promenade du Tivoli.
- Evening markets on Tuesdays in July and August.
Places of interest
- The Musée Petiet (Tourist Information Office),
- Musée du Piano (Museum of the piano)
- CathaRama (a history of the Cathar movement).
- Winery tours at Sieur d'Arques and Aimery.
- Jardin aux Plantes la Bouichère - Flassian, 2 hectares of gardens which is home to various collections of increasingly rare plant varieties.
Limoux was the birthplace of:
- Francis de Gaston, Chevalier de Levis (1719-1787), Marshal of France
- Alexandre Guiraud (1788-1847), poet, dramatic author and novelist
Twinned and partner towns
Limoux is twinned with:
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