Bessac

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Bessac
Commune
Bessac campagne.JPG
Bessac is located in France
Bessac
Bessac
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
Bessac is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
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 Tude-et-Lavalette
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 UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
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
YearPop.±%
1793529—    
1800523−1.1%
1806466−10.9%
1821534+14.6%
1831441−17.4%
1841509+15.4%
1846500−1.8%
1851523+4.6%
1856502−4.0%
1861456−9.2%
1866391−14.3%
1872404+3.3%
1876378−6.4%
1881362−4.2%
1886379+4.7%
1891310−18.2%
1896313+1.0%
1901307−1.9%
1906310+1.0%
1911316+1.9%
1921261−17.4%
1926264+1.1%
1931260−1.5%
1936250−3.8%
1946256+2.4%
1954236−7.8%
1962213−9.7%
1968189−11.3%
1975152−19.6%
1982147−3.3%
1990139−5.4%
1999131−5.8%
2008126−3.8%

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