Tulle facts for kids
|Prefecture and commune|
A view in front of the cathedral in Tulle.
|Area1||24.44 km2 (9.44 sq mi)|
|• Density||586.13/km2 (1,518.1/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+01:00)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+02:00)|
|INSEE/Postal code||19272 /19000|
|Elevation||185–460 m (607–1,509 ft)
(avg. 323 m or 1,060 ft)
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
Tulle is in the valley of the Corrèze river at the confluence of this river with several tributaries: the Solane and the Céronne on the right side, and Saint-Bonnette and Montane on the left side. The city is in narrow part of the valley along several Kilometres.
|243 km (151 mi)||244 km (152 mi)||338 km (210 mi)||324 km (201 mi)||415 km (258 mi)||476 km (296 mi)||633 km (393 mi)|
The commune of Tulle is surrounded by the communes:
Three rivers flow through the communeː the river Diège (the town sometimes is called Ussel-sur-Diège), the river Sarsonne and the stream Étang Roux.
The climate of Tulle, in the Köppen climate classification, is Cfb - Oceanic climate with template summers.
The inhabitants of this city are known, in French, as Tullistes.
With a population of 14,325, Tulle has a population density of 586 inhabitants/km2.
Evolution of the population in Tulle
Tulle forms, together with other 7 communes, the urban area of Tulle with a population of 21,108 inhabitants (2013) and an area of 119.7 km2 (46.2 sq mi). This urban area is the centre of the metropolitan area of Tulle, formed by 25 communes, with a population of 30,970 inhabitants (2013) and an area of 417.5 km2 (161.2 sq mi).
Twinned and partner towns
Tulle is twinned with:
- Schorndorf, Germany
- Errenteria, Spain
- Bury, England, United Kingdom
- Lousada, Portugal
- Smolensk, Russia
- Dueville, Italy
Images for kids
The Corrèze river in Tulle
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