Regional capital : Limoges
Departments / Counties of Limousin
A beautiful region with a unique landscape of woodlands, green pasture and deep valleys.
The main industry is agriculture mainly bovine and potatoes. The cattle industry is very important (charolais and limousine), also wood, leather and other derived products. Also mechanical and other technical due to hydro-electric.
Once part of the Aquitaine (1100-1200), and the spoken language was Limousin which was a dialect of Oc origin, it was not until the early 20th century when the French language was officially enforced.