Beslon

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Beslon
Beslon is located in France
Beslon
Beslon
Coordinates: 48°50′58″N 1°09′01″W / 48.8494°N 1.1503°W / 48.8494; -1.1503Coordinates: 48°50′58″N 1°09′01″W / 48.8494°N 1.1503°W / 48.8494; -1.1503
Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Saint-Lô
Canton Percy
Intercommunality Canton de Percy
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Léon Dolley
Area1 17.24 km2 (6.66 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 524
 • Density 30/km2 (79/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 50048 / 50800
Elevation 118–237 m (387–778 ft)
(avg. 166 m or 545 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.

Beslon is a commune in the Manche department in the Basse-Normandie region in northwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1831 1,051 —    
1836 1,090 +3.7%
1841 1,132 +3.9%
1846 1,200 +6.0%
1851 1,102 −8.2%
1856 1,011 −8.3%
1861 1,001 −1.0%
1866 1,011 +1.0%
1872 1,014 +0.3%
1876 1,024 +1.0%
1881 978 −4.5%
1886 945 −3.4%
1891 991 +4.9%
1896 916 −7.6%
1901 928 +1.3%
1906 859 −7.4%
1911 889 +3.5%
1921 795 −10.6%
1926 755 −5.0%
1931 699 −7.4%
1936 701 +0.3%
1946 711 +1.4%
1954 684 −3.8%
1962 661 −3.4%
1968 609 −7.9%
1975 560 −8.0%
1982 507 −9.5%
1990 500 −1.4%
1999 498 −0.4%
2009 524 +5.2%

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