Bessines

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Bessines
Bessines is located in France
Bessines
Bessines
Coordinates: 46°18′10″N 0°30′54″W / 46.3028°N 0.515°W / 46.3028; -0.515Coordinates: 46°18′10″N 0°30′54″W / 46.3028°N 0.515°W / 46.3028; -0.515
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Deux-Sèvres
Arrondissement Niort
Canton Frontenay-Rohan-Rohan
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gilbert Baranger
Area1 11.41 km2 (4.41 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,594
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 79034 / 79000
Elevation 2–30 m (6.6–98.4 ft)
(avg. 9 m or 30 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.

Bessines is a commune in the Deux-Sèvres department in the Poitou-Charentes region in western France.

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