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|Mayor||Jean-Paul Dupré (PS)
|Elevation||156–740 m (512–2,430 ft)
(avg. 172 m / 564 ft)
|Land area1||32.41 km2 (12.51 sq mi)|
|- Density||302 /km2 (780 /sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||11206/ 11300|
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
|2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.|
Limoux is a market town in France. It is the sub-prefecture in the Aude département. It's in the Languedoc-Roussillon région. It lies on the river Aude and is about 30 km (19 mi) due south of Carcassonne.
- 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 [change]
- 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.
Notable people [change]
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
Other pages [change]
- Limoux Grizzlies, a rugby league club from Limoux
- Limoux wine, white wine, usually sparkling, produced in the area
- Site de la Bande de Carnaval de Limoux ’Les Limouxins’
Other websites [change]
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