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Limoges is a city located in the Haute-Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of south-western France. The city has a population of over 140,000 people, making it one of the largest cities in this region. It is home to many historical and cultural sites, as well as several museums and art galleries.

The most popular tourist attractions include the Musee des Beaux Arts de Limoges, which houses an impressive collection of works from some of Europe's best known artists such as Monet, Pissarro and Degas. Other attractions include the 18th century Oradour-sur-Glane fortress which was built by Louis XIV; Place de la Motte with its beautiful old buildings; and Notre Dame Cathedral with its magnificent Romanesque bell tower. Visitors can also experience shopping at local markets or take part in festivals such as Bal des Conscrits or Les Estivales des Etains et Marches Hebdos - both held annually during summer months.