Lessac

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Lessac
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Lessac is located in France
Lessac
Lessac
Coordinates: 46°04′09″N 0°40′36″E / 46.0692°N 0.6767°E / 46.0692; 0.6767Coordinates: 46°04′09″N 0°40′36″E / 46.0692°N 0.6767°E / 46.0692; 0.6767
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Charente
Arrondissement Confolens
Canton Confolens-Nord
Intercommunality Confolentais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Éric Pinaud
Area1 34.14 km2 (13.18 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 588
 • Density 17/km2 (45/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 16181 /16500
Elevation 122–232 m (400–761 ft)
(avg. 132 m or 433 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The Clouère has its source in the commune.

The Vienne forms most of the commune's eastern border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 976 —    
1800 759 −22.2%
1806 773 +1.8%
1821 817 +5.7%
1831 890 +8.9%
1841 888 −0.2%
1846 948 +6.8%
1851 899 −5.2%
1856 932 +3.7%
1861 938 +0.6%
1866 937 −0.1%
1872 985 +5.1%
1876 939 −4.7%
1881 930 −1.0%
1886 957 +2.9%
1891 979 +2.3%
1896 984 +0.5%
1901 1,027 +4.4%
1906 1,012 −1.5%
1911 1,044 +3.2%
1921 988 −5.4%
1926 881 −10.8%
1931 773 −12.3%
1936 753 −2.6%
1946 766 +1.7%
1954 757 −1.2%
1962 657 −13.2%
1968 648 −1.4%
1975 591 −8.8%
1982 587 −0.7%
1990 586 −0.2%
1999 531 −9.4%
2008 588 +10.7%

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