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Limours is a commune the Essonne department in Île-de-France in northern France.

Limours
Commune
The town hall in Limours
The town hall in Limours
Coat of arms of Limours
Coat of arms
Limours is located in France
Limours
Limours
Coordinates: 48°38′45″N 2°04′38″E / 48.6458°N 2.0771°E / 48.6458; 2.0771Coordinates: 48°38′45″N 2°04′38″E / 48.6458°N 2.0771°E / 48.6458; 2.0771
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Essonne
Arrondissement Palaiseau
Canton Dourdan
Intercommunality Pays de Limours
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Raymond Hugonet (NC)
Area1 14.25 km2 (5.50 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 6,486
 • Density 460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 91338 /91470
Elevation 100–177 m (328–581 ft)

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.

Inhabitants of Limours are known as Limouriens.

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Limours is located 30 km (19 mi) from Paris.

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