Tusson

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Tusson
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Tusson
Coat of arms
Tusson is located in France
Tusson
Tusson
Coordinates: 45°56′06″N 0°04′09″E / 45.935°N 0.0692°E / 45.935; 0.0692Coordinates: 45°56′06″N 0°04′09″E / 45.935°N 0.0692°E / 45.935; 0.0692
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente
Arrondissement Confolens
Canton Aigre
Intercommunality Pays d'Aigre
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Vinzent
Area
 • Land1 13.97 km2 (5.39 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 293
 • Population2 density 21/km2 (54/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 16390 / 16140
Elevation 72–148 m (236–486 ft)
(avg. 98 m or 322 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.

Tusson is a commune in the Charente department in southwestern France.

It was previously a centre for the trading of donkeys. Marguerite of Angoulême also built an abbey in the village.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 1,020 —    
1800 1,014 −0.6%
1806 1,041 +2.7%
1821 1,059 +1.7%
1831 1,094 +3.3%
1841 1,035 −5.4%
1846 1,084 +4.7%
1851 1,035 −4.5%
1856 965 −6.8%
1861 914 −5.3%
1866 865 −5.4%
1872 832 −3.8%
1876 820 −1.4%
1881 778 −5.1%
1886 712 −8.5%
1891 621 −12.8%
1896 551 −11.3%
1901 558 +1.3%
1906 540 −3.2%
1911 529 −2.0%
1921 529 +0.0%
1926 532 +0.6%
1931 509 −4.3%
1936 518 +1.8%
1946 527 +1.7%
1954 546 +3.6%
1962 494 −9.5%
1968 441 −10.7%
1975 413 −6.3%
1982 389 −5.8%
1990 349 −10.3%
1999 317 −9.2%
2008 293 −7.6%

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