Benest

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Benest
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Benest
Coat of arms
Location of Benest
Benest is located in France
Benest
Benest
Benest is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Benest
Benest
Coordinates: 46°02′21″N 0°27′10″E / 46.0392°N 0.4528°E / 46.0392; 0.4528Coordinates: 46°02′21″N 0°27′10″E / 46.0392°N 0.4528°E / 46.0392; 0.4528
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCharente
ArrondissementConfolens
CantonCharente-Bonnieure
IntercommunalityConfolentais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Jacques Meyer
Area
1
21.10 km2 (8.15 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
330
 • Density16/km2 (41/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
16038 /16350
Elevation132–192 m (433–630 ft)
(avg. 160 m or 520 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17931,400—    
18001,262−9.9%
18061,378+9.2%
18211,395+1.2%
18311,480+6.1%
18411,485+0.3%
18461,524+2.6%
18511,466−3.8%
18561,578+7.6%
18611,419−10.1%
18661,443+1.7%
18721,426−1.2%
18761,330−6.7%
18811,322−0.6%
18861,327+0.4%
18911,311−1.2%
18961,267−3.4%
19011,282+1.2%
19061,296+1.1%
19111,266−2.3%
1921920−27.3%
1926995+8.2%
1931972−2.3%
1936947−2.6%
1946909−4.0%
1954867−4.6%
1962739−14.8%
1968663−10.3%
1975547−17.5%
1982470−14.1%
1990425−9.6%
1999382−10.1%
2008361−5.5%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.