Benassay

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Benassay
A panoramic view of the church in Benassay
A panoramic view of the church in Benassay
Benassay is located in France
Benassay
Benassay
Coordinates: 46°33′35″N 0°02′51″E / 46.5597°N 0.0475°E / 46.5597; 0.0475Coordinates: 46°33′35″N 0°02′51″E / 46.5597°N 0.0475°E / 46.5597; 0.0475
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Vienne
Arrondissement Poitiers
Canton Vouillé
Intercommunality Pays Vouglaisien
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Samuel Evina
Area1 42.41 km2 (16.37 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 880
 • Density 21/km2 (54/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 86021 /86470
Elevation 130–187 m (427–614 ft)
(avg. 138 m or 453 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.

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

The Boivre river runs through it.

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