Beyssenac

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Beyssenac
Mill on the Auvézère
Mill on the Auvézère
Coat of arms of Beyssenac
Coat of arms
Beyssenac is located in France
Beyssenac
Beyssenac
Coordinates: 45°24′18″N 1°17′13″E / 45.40500°N 1.2869°E / 45.40500; 1.2869Coordinates: 45°24′18″N 1°17′13″E / 45.40500°N 1.2869°E / 45.40500; 1.2869
Country France
Region Limousin
Department Corrèze
Arrondissement Brive-la-Gaillarde
Canton Lubersac
Intercommunality Pays de Pompadour
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Francis Comby
Area1 18.30 km2 (7.07 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 363
 • Density 20/km2 (51/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 19025 / 19230
Elevation 253–436 m (830–1,430 ft)
(avg. 335 m or 1,099 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.

Beyssenac is a commune in the Corrèze department in central France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 553 —    
1968 505 −8.7%
1975 451 −10.7%
1982 405 −10.2%
1990 382 −5.7%
1999 347 −9.2%
2008 363 +4.6%

Sights[edit]

It is home to a Romanesque church (12th century) and a monument commemorating a massacre made by Nazi troops against the population of 16 February 1944.

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