Bessey

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This article is about the locality in France. For other uses, see Bessey (disambiguation).
Bessey
Bessey is located in France
Bessey
Bessey
Coordinates: 45°23′10″N 4°41′46″E / 45.386°N 4.6961°E / 45.386; 4.6961Coordinates: 45°23′10″N 4°41′46″E / 45.386°N 4.6961°E / 45.386; 4.6961
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Loire
Arrondissement Saint-Étienne
Canton Pélussin
Intercommunality Pilat rhodanien
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Charles Zilliox
Area1 6.24 km2 (2.41 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 390
 • Density 63/km2 (160/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 42018 / 42520
Elevation 278–430 m (912–1,411 ft)
(avg. 320 m or 1,050 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.

Bessey is a commune in the Loire department in central France.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 219 —    
1968 229 +4.6%
1975 235 +2.6%
1982 226 −3.8%
1990 263 +16.4%
1999 292 +11.0%
2006 381 +30.5%
2009 390 +2.4%

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