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Limoges is a city in the centre of France. As early as the 11th century, the local Abbey of St. Martial and its rich library attracted communities of artists, scholars and music composers. From the 12th century, the city’s craftsmen specialized in the production of distinctive enamels on copper. Today, Limoges owes its international renown to its signature porcelain products. The city’s porcelain industry developed in the 19th century, and it has been thriving ever since. Limoges is also famous for its cattle-breeding activity. In addition to meat products, the city also produces and exports sought-after leather goods.