Besset

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Besset
Church and town hall
Church and town hall
Besset is located in France
Besset
Besset
Coordinates: 43°04′45″N 1°50′15″E / 43.0792°N 1.8375°E / 43.0792; 1.8375Coordinates: 43°04′45″N 1°50′15″E / 43.0792°N 1.8375°E / 43.0792; 1.8375
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Ariège
Arrondissement Pamiers
Canton Mirepoix
Intercommunality Vallée moyenne de l'Hers
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Franco Arnaud
Area1 8.13 km2 (3.14 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 144
 • Density 18/km2 (46/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 09052 / 09500
Elevation 279–480 m (915–1,575 ft)
(avg. 290 m or 950 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.

Besset is a commune in the Ariège department of southwestern France.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Besset are called Bessetois.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 64 —    
1968 88 +37.5%
1975 98 +11.4%
1982 114 +16.3%
1990 123 +7.9%
1999 119 −3.3%
2008 144 +21.0%

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