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The church in Béthines
The church in Béthines
Béthines is located in France
Coordinates: 46°32′52″N 0°58′36″E / 46.5478°N 0.9767°E / 46.5478; 0.9767Coordinates: 46°32′52″N 0°58′36″E / 46.5478°N 0.9767°E / 46.5478; 0.9767
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Vienne
Arrondissement Montmorillon
Canton Saint-Savin
Intercommunality Montmorillonnais
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Yves Jeanneau
Area1 37.02 km2 (14.29 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 502
 • Density 14/km2 (35/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 86025 /86310
Elevation 83–146 m (272–479 ft)
(avg. 120 m or 390 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.

Béthines is a commune in the Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in western France.


The village lies in the middle of the commune, on the right bank of the Salleron, which forms part of the commune's southwestern border, then flows northward through the commune.

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