Balesta

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Balesta
Balesta is located in France
Balesta
Balesta
Coordinates: 43°12′03″N 0°34′07″E / 43.2008°N 0.5686°E / 43.2008; 0.5686Coordinates: 43°12′03″N 0°34′07″E / 43.2008°N 0.5686°E / 43.2008; 0.5686
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Haute-Garonne
Arrondissement Saint-Gaudens
Canton Montréjeau
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Menessier
Area1 7.16 km2 (2.76 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 174
 • Density 24/km2 (63/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 31043 / 31580
Elevation 355–498 m (1,165–1,634 ft)
(avg. 402 m or 1,319 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.

Balesta is a commune of the Haute-Garonne department in southwestern France.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 244 —    
1968 253 +3.7%
1975 197 −22.1%
1982 177 −10.2%
1990 172 −2.8%
1999 149 −13.4%
2008 174 +16.8%

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