Bessac

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Bessac
Bessac campagne.JPG
Bessac is located in France
Bessac
Bessac
Coordinates: 45°25′51″N 0°01′05″W / 45.4308°N 0.0181°W / 45.4308; -0.0181Coordinates: 45°25′51″N 0°01′05″W / 45.4308°N 0.0181°W / 45.4308; -0.0181
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Charente
Arrondissement Angoulême
Canton Blanzac-Porcheresse
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Chevalier
Area1 10.55 km2 (4.07 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 126
 • Density 12/km2 (31/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 16041 /16250
Elevation 62–162 m (203–531 ft)
(avg. 10 m or 33 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 529 —    
1800 523 −1.1%
1806 466 −10.9%
1821 534 +14.6%
1831 441 −17.4%
1841 509 +15.4%
1846 500 −1.8%
1851 523 +4.6%
1856 502 −4.0%
1861 456 −9.2%
1866 391 −14.3%
1872 404 +3.3%
1876 378 −6.4%
1881 362 −4.2%
1886 379 +4.7%
1891 310 −18.2%
1896 313 +1.0%
1901 307 −1.9%
1906 310 +1.0%
1911 316 +1.9%
1921 261 −17.4%
1926 264 +1.1%
1931 260 −1.5%
1936 250 −3.8%
1946 256 +2.4%
1954 236 −7.8%
1962 213 −9.7%
1968 189 −11.3%
1975 152 −19.6%
1982 147 −3.3%
1990 139 −5.4%
1999 131 −5.8%
2008 126 −3.8%

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