Bésignan

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Bésignan
Coat of arms of Bésignan
Coat of arms
Bésignan is located in France
Bésignan
Bésignan
Coordinates: 44°19′16″N 5°19′33″E / 44.3211°N 5.3258°E / 44.3211; 5.3258Coordinates: 44°19′16″N 5°19′33″E / 44.3211°N 5.3258°E / 44.3211; 5.3258
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Drôme
Arrondissement Nyons
Canton Buis-les-Baronnies
Intercommunality Pays du Buis-les-Baronnies
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) José Fernandes
Area1 8.94 km2 (3.45 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 67
 • Density 7.5/km2 (19/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 26050 / 26110
Elevation 437–963 m (1,434–3,159 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.

Bésignan is a commune in the Drôme department in southeastern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1911 119 —    
1962 50 −58.0%
1968 49 −2.0%
1975 44 −10.2%
1982 47 +6.8%
1990 55 +17.0%
1999 69 +25.5%
2008 67 −2.9%

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