Bessay-sur-Allier

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Bessay-sur-Allier
The church in Bessay-sur-Allier
The church in Bessay-sur-Allier
Coat of arms of Bessay-sur-Allier
Coat of arms
Bessay-sur-Allier is located in France
Bessay-sur-Allier
Bessay-sur-Allier
Coordinates: 46°26′34″N 3°21′48″E / 46.4428°N 3.3633°E / 46.4428; 3.3633Coordinates: 46°26′34″N 3°21′48″E / 46.4428°N 3.3633°E / 46.4428; 3.3633
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Allier
Arrondissement Moulins
Canton Moulins-2
Intercommunality Moulins
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Michel Simon
Area1 34.6 km2 (13.4 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 1,393
 • Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 03025 /03340
Elevation 209–271 m (686–889 ft)
(avg. 220 m or 720 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.

Bessay-sur-Allier is a commune in the Allier department in central France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,207 —    
1968 1,207 +0.0%
1975 1,157 −4.1%
1982 1,331 +15.0%
1990 1,329 −0.2%
1999 1,415 +6.5%
2008 1,417 +0.1%
2013 1,393 −1.7%
Source: INSEE (1968–2013)[1]

Administration[edit]

Current mayor is Michel Simon.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2013 legal populations - Bessay-sur-Allier". INSEE (in French). Retrieved 1 February 2016. 
  2. ^ "Liste nominative des communes de l'Allier (avec maire, arrondissement et canton)" [Nominative list of communes of Allier (with mayor, arrondissement and canton)] (PDF). Association of Mayors and Presidents of Communities of Allier (in French). 1 April 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 May 2015. Retrieved 13 May 2015.