Bessins

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Bessins
Commune
A general view of Bessins, at the beginning of the 20th century
A general view of Bessins, at the beginning of the 20th century
Bessins is located in France
Bessins
Bessins
Coordinates: 45°12′12″N 5°15′56″E / 45.2033°N 5.2656°E / 45.2033; 5.2656Coordinates: 45°12′12″N 5°15′56″E / 45.2033°N 5.2656°E / 45.2033; 5.2656
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement Grenoble
Canton Saint-Marcellin
Intercommunality Pays de Saint-Marcellin
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Georges Chanron
Area1 4.65 km2 (1.80 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 130
 • Density 28/km2 (72/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 38041 /38160
Elevation 405–650 m (1,329–2,133 ft)
(avg. 450 m or 1,480 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.

Bessins is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 119 —    
1968 126 +5.9%
1975 124 −1.6%
1982 101 −18.5%
1990 90 −10.9%
1999 107 +18.9%
2009 130 +21.5%

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