Puisseguin

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Puisseguin
Chateau of Monbadon
Chateau of Monbadon
Coat of arms of Puisseguin
Coat of arms
Puisseguin is located in France
Puisseguin
Puisseguin
Coordinates: 44°55′28″N 0°04′19″W / 44.9244°N 0.0719°W / 44.9244; -0.0719Coordinates: 44°55′28″N 0°04′19″W / 44.9244°N 0.0719°W / 44.9244; -0.0719
Country France
Region Aquitaine-Limousin-Poitou-Charentes
Department Gironde
Arrondissement Libourne
Canton Nord-Libournais
Intercommunality Grand Saint-Émilionnais
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Xavier Sublett
Area1 17.25 km2 (6.66 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 861
 • Density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 33342 / 33570
Elevation 38–108 m (125–354 ft)
(avg. 83 m or 272 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.

Puisseguin is a commune in the Gironde department in Aquitaine in southwestern France. It is around 15 km east of Libourne.

In October 2015, 43 people died in a crash between a bus and a lorry.[1]

Geography[edit]

Located in the Pays du Libournais.

Bordering municipalities[edit]

The neighboring towns are Lussac in the north, Tayac in the extreme north-east for about 250 meters, Saint-Cibard to the East, Saint-Philippe-d'Aiguille at the South-East, Saint-Genès-de-Castillon at the South and Montagne in the west.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,209 —    
1968 1,215 +0.5%
1975 1,165 −4.1%
1982 1,107 −5.0%
1990 1,038 −6.2%
1999 924 −11.0%
2008 880 −4.8%
2012 861 −2.2%

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