Rieussec

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This article is about the commune in France; for the inventor of the chronograph, see Nicolas Mathieu Rieussec.

Rieussec
Rieussec seen from the hillside
Rieussec seen from the hillside
Coat of arms of Rieussec
Coat of arms
Rieussec is located in France
Rieussec
Rieussec
Coordinates: 43°25′05″N 2°44′24″E / 43.4181°N 2.74°E / 43.4181; 2.74Coordinates: 43°25′05″N 2°44′24″E / 43.4181°N 2.74°E / 43.4181; 2.74
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Hérault
Arrondissement Béziers
Canton Saint-Pons-de-Thomières
Intercommunality Pays Saint-Ponais
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) André Barreau
Area1 22.2 km2 (8.6 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 94
 • Density 4.2/km2 (11/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 34228 / 34220
Elevation 314–860 m (1,030–2,822 ft)
(avg. 490 m or 1,610 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.

Rieussec (Occitan: Riu Sec, meaning dry river) is a commune in the Hérault department in the Languedoc-Roussillon region in southern France.

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Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 61 —    
1968 70 +14.8%
1975 62 −11.4%
1982 71 +14.5%
1990 54 −23.9%
1999 76 +40.7%
2008 94 +23.7%

Geography[edit]

The Thoré has its source in the northern part of the commune.

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