Besse, Isère

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Besse
Besse-en-Oisans 4.jpg
Besse is located in France
Besse
Besse
Coordinates: 45°04′21″N 6°10′15″E / 45.0725°N 6.1708°E / 45.0725; 6.1708Coordinates: 45°04′21″N 6°10′15″E / 45.0725°N 6.1708°E / 45.0725; 6.1708
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement Grenoble
Canton Le Bourg-d'Oisans
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Rémy Ougier
Area
 • Land1 25 km2 (10 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 142
 • Population2 density 5.7/km2 (15/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 38040 / 38142
Elevation 1,228–3,122 m (4,029–10,243 ft)
(avg. 1,450 m or 4,760 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 Isère department in southeastern France.

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Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 204 —    
1968 162 −20.6%
1975 116 −28.4%
1982 117 +0.9%
1990 116 −0.9%
1999 130 +12.1%
2009 142 +9.2%

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