Bécheresse

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Bécheresse
Commune
Town hall
Town hall
Bécheresse is located in France
Bécheresse
Bécheresse
Coordinates: 45°30′01″N 0°05′04″E / 45.5003°N 0.0844°E / 45.5003; 0.0844Coordinates: 45°30′01″N 0°05′04″E / 45.5003°N 0.0844°E / 45.5003; 0.0844
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Charente
Arrondissement Cognac
Canton Charente-Sud
Intercommunality Blanzacais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Puaud
Area1 8.38 km2 (3.24 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 242
 • Density 29/km2 (75/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 16036 /16250
Elevation 95–183 m (312–600 ft)
(avg. 183 m or 600 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 700 —    
1800 676 −3.4%
1806 639 −5.5%
1821 693 +8.5%
1831 610 −12.0%
1841 573 −6.1%
1846 536 −6.5%
1851 587 +9.5%
1856 492 −16.2%
1861 504 +2.4%
1866 512 +1.6%
1872 453 −11.5%
1876 430 −5.1%
1881 439 +2.1%
1886 411 −6.4%
1891 344 −16.3%
1896 370 +7.6%
1901 420 +13.5%
1906 373 −11.2%
1911 365 −2.1%
1921 321 −12.1%
1926 311 −3.1%
1931 286 −8.0%
1936 270 −5.6%
1946 255 −5.6%
1954 264 +3.5%
1962 270 +2.3%
1968 259 −4.1%
1975 218 −15.8%
1982 246 +12.8%
1990 217 −11.8%
1999 207 −4.6%
2008 242 +16.9%

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