Vienne-en-Bessin

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Vienne-en-Bessin
Vienne-en Bessin, clocher-porche de l'église St Pierre et St Gorgon.JPG
Coat of arms of Vienne-en-Bessin
Coat of arms
Vienne-en-Bessin is located in France
Vienne-en-Bessin
Vienne-en-Bessin
Coordinates: 49°16′48″N 0°36′31″W / 49.28°N 0.6086°W / 49.28; -0.6086Coordinates: 49°16′48″N 0°36′31″W / 49.28°N 0.6086°W / 49.28; -0.6086
Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Calvados
Arrondissement Bayeux
Canton Ryes
Intercommunality Bayeux Intercom
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Rémi Françoise
Area
 • Land1 4.10 km2 (1.58 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 287
 • Population2 density 70/km2 (180/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 14744 / 14400
Elevation 17–67 m (56–220 ft)
(avg. 34 m or 112 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.

Vienne-en-Bessin is a commune in the Calvados department in the Basse-Normandie region in northwestern France.

During the latter stages of the Battle of Normandy it was the home of the Britiah Army 59th (Staffordshire) Infantry Division's battle school.

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Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 161 —    
1968 137 −14.9%
1975 122 −10.9%
1982 152 +24.6%
1990 198 +30.3%
1999 200 +1.0%
2008 287 +43.5%

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