Rieussec

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This article is about the commune in France; for the inventor of the chronograph, see Nicolas Mathieu Rieussec.

Rieussec
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Coat of arms of Rieussec
Coat of arms
Rieussec is located in France
Rieussec
Rieussec
Coordinates: 43°25′05″N 2°44′24″E / 43.4181°N 2.74°E / 43.4181; 2.74Coordinates: 43°25′05″N 2°44′24″E / 43.4181°N 2.74°E / 43.4181; 2.74
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Hérault
Arrondissement Béziers
Canton Saint-Pons-de-Thomières
Intercommunality Pays Saint-Ponais
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) André Barreau
Area
 • Land1 22.2 km2 (8.6 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 94
 • Population2 density 4.2/km2 (11/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 34228 / 34220
Elevation 314–860 m (1,030–2,822 ft)
(avg. 490 m or 1,610 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.

Rieussec (Occitan: Riu Sec, meaning dry river) is a commune in the Hérault department in the Languedoc-Roussillon region in southern France.

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Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 61 —    
1968 70 +14.8%
1975 62 −11.4%
1982 71 +14.5%
1990 54 −23.9%
1999 76 +40.7%
2008 94 +23.7%

Geography[edit]

The Thoré has its source in the northern part of the commune.

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