Brissac

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Brissac
Commune
The St-Étienne d'Issensac Bridge
The St-Étienne d'Issensac Bridge
Coat of arms of Brissac
Coat of arms
Brissac is located in France
Brissac
Brissac
Location within Occitanie region
Brissac is located in Occitanie
Brissac
Brissac
Coordinates: 43°52′47″N 3°42′09″E / 43.8797°N 3.7025°E / 43.8797; 3.7025Coordinates: 43°52′47″N 3°42′09″E / 43.8797°N 3.7025°E / 43.8797; 3.7025
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentHérault
ArrondissementLodève
CantonLodève
IntercommunalityCévennes Gangeoises et Suménoises
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Rodriguez
Area144.13 km2 (17.04 sq mi)
Population (2008)2609
 • Density14/km2 (36/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code34042 /34190
Elevation99–772 m (325–2,533 ft)
(avg. 145 m or 476 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.

Brissac (Languedocien: Briçac) is a commune in the Hérault department in southern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962324—    
1968370+14.2%
1975305−17.6%
1982285−6.6%
1990365+28.1%
1999442+21.1%
2008609+37.8%

Sights[edit]

  • Castle (11th century), rebuilt in the early 16th century.
  • Parish church of Saint-Nazaire et Saint-Celse (12th century)
  • Church of Notre-Dame du Suc
  • Chapel of Saint-Etienne d'Issensac. Nearby is the medieval Bridge of Saint-Étienne d'Issensac (14th century).

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