Beissat

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Beissat
Beissat is located in France
Beissat
Beissat
Coordinates: 45°46′26″N 2°16′37″E / 45.7739°N 2.2769°E / 45.7739; 2.2769Coordinates: 45°46′26″N 2°16′37″E / 45.7739°N 2.2769°E / 45.7739; 2.2769
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Aubusson
Canton Auzances
Intercommunality Sources de la Creuse
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Rougier
Area1 14.49 km2 (5.59 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 32
 • Density 2.2/km2 (5.7/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23019 /23260
Elevation 690–886 m (2,264–2,907 ft)
(avg. 700 m or 2,300 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.

Beissat is a commune in the Creuse department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in central France.

Geography[edit]

An area of forestry, farming and lakes comprising a small village and two hamlets situated some 14 miles (23 km) south of Aubusson on the D18 and the D25 roads. A small river, the Rozeille, flows through the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 78 —    
1968 94 +20.5%
1975 75 −20.2%
1982 62 −17.3%
1990 41 −33.9%
1999 31 −24.4%
2008 32 +3.2%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the thirteenth century.

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