Bessas

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For the 6th-century Byzantine general, see Bessas (general).
Bessas
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Bessas is located in France
Bessas
Bessas
Coordinates: 44°20′44″N 4°18′11″E / 44.3456°N 4.3031°E / 44.3456; 4.3031Coordinates: 44°20′44″N 4°18′11″E / 44.3456°N 4.3031°E / 44.3456; 4.3031
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ardèche
Arrondissement Largentière
Canton Vallon-Pont-d'Arc
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Chambon
Area
 • Land1 17.18 km2 (6.63 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 212
 • Population2 density 12/km2 (32/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 07033 / 07150
Elevation 153–504 m (502–1,654 ft)
(avg. 296 m or 971 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.

Bessas is a commune in the Ardèche department in southern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 146 —    
1968 146 +0.0%
1975 147 +0.7%
1982 169 +15.0%
1990 147 −13.0%
1999 166 +12.9%
2008 212 +27.7%

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