Bassan

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Bassan
Castle
Castle
Coat of arms of Bassan
Coat of arms
Bassan is located in France
Bassan
Bassan
Coordinates: 43°24′43″N 3°15′15″E / 43.4119°N 3.2542°E / 43.4119; 3.2542Coordinates: 43°24′43″N 3°15′15″E / 43.4119°N 3.2542°E / 43.4119; 3.2542
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Hérault
Arrondissement Béziers
Canton Béziers-2
Intercommunality Béziers Méditerranée
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Biola
Area1 6.79 km2 (2.62 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,548
 • Density 230/km2 (590/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 34025 / 34290
Elevation 53–102 m (174–335 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.

Bassan is a commune in the Hérault department in the Languedoc-Roussillon region in southern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 307 —    
1800 292 −4.9%
1806 346 +18.5%
1821 381 +10.1%
1831 440 +15.5%
1841 457 +3.9%
1851 464 +1.5%
1861 486 +4.7%
1872 516 +6.2%
1881 594 +15.1%
1891 652 +9.8%
1901 791 +21.3%
1911 761 −3.8%
1921 772 +1.4%
1931 819 +6.1%
1946 623 −23.9%
1954 635 +1.9%
1962 614 −3.3%
1968 735 +19.7%
1975 802 +9.1%
1982 1,097 +36.8%
1990 1,353 +23.3%
1999 1,454 +7.5%
2006 1,537 +5.7%
2011 1,726 +12.3%

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