Bassoues

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Bassoues
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Bassoues is located in France
Bassoues
Bassoues
Coordinates: 43°34′48″N 0°14′46″E / 43.58°N 0.2461°E / 43.58; 0.2461Coordinates: 43°34′48″N 0°14′46″E / 43.58°N 0.2461°E / 43.58; 0.2461
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Gers
Arrondissement Mirande
Canton Montesquiou
Intercommunality Cœur d'Astarac en Gascogne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Gatelet
Area1 32.29 km2 (12.47 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 391
 • Density 12/km2 (31/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 32032 /32320
Elevation 150–287 m (492–942 ft)
(avg. 220 m or 720 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.

Bassoues is a commune in the Gers department in southwestern France.

Geography[edit]

The Auzoue, a tributary of the Gélise, has its source in the southwestern part of the commune. The Guiroue, another tributary of the Gélise, flows north through the eastern part of the commune. The Barade, a stream, tributary of the Guirou, forms the commune's eastern border.

Bassoues and its surrounding communes

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 631 —    
1968 568 −10.0%
1975 512 −9.9%
1982 503 −1.8%
1990 454 −9.7%
1999 376 −17.2%
2008 391 +4.0%

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