Besain

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Besain
Besain is located in France
Besain
Besain
Coordinates: 46°47′11″N 5°47′41″E / 46.7864°N 5.7947°E / 46.7864; 5.7947Coordinates: 46°47′11″N 5°47′41″E / 46.7864°N 5.7947°E / 46.7864; 5.7947
Country France
Region Franche-Comté
Department Jura
Arrondissement Lons-le-Saunier
Canton Poligny
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) René Guineret
Area1 12.84 km2 (4.96 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 166
 • Density 13/km2 (33/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 39050 / 39800
Elevation 514–640 m (1,686–2,100 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.

Besain is a commune in the Jura department in Franche-Comté in eastern France.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 135 —    
1968 163 +20.7%
1975 146 −10.4%
1982 134 −8.2%
1990 146 +9.0%
1999 180 +23.3%
2006 170 −5.6%
2009 166 −2.4%

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