Rieussec

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Rieussec
Commune
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
Location within Occitanie region
Rieussec is located in Occitanie
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 Occitanie
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)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
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 Occitanie region in southern France.

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Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
196261—    
196870+14.8%
197562−11.4%
198271+14.5%
199054−23.9%
199976+40.7%
200894+23.7%

Geography[edit]

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

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