Besse, Cantal

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Besse
Besse is located in France
Besse
Besse
Coordinates: 45°05′49″N 2°21′00″E / 45.0969°N 2.35°E / 45.0969; 2.35Coordinates: 45°05′49″N 2°21′00″E / 45.0969°N 2.35°E / 45.0969; 2.35
Country France
Region Auvergne
Department Cantal
Arrondissement Aurillac
Canton Saint-Cernin
Intercommunality Pays de Salers
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Fabre
Area
 • Land1 3.77 km2 (1.46 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 132
 • Population2 density 35/km2 (91/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 15269 / 15140
Elevation 559–769 m (1,834–2,523 ft)
(avg. 750 m or 2,460 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.

Besse is a commune in the Cantal department in south-central France.

Geography[edit]

The Maronne river forms the commune's northern border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 193 —    
1968 199 +3.1%
1975 176 −11.6%
1982 159 −9.7%
1990 153 −3.8%
1999 143 −6.5%
2008 132 −7.7%

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