Vienne-en-Bessin

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Vienne-en-Bessin
Vienne-en Bessin, clocher-porche de l'église St Pierre et St Gorgon.JPG
Coat of arms of Vienne-en-Bessin
Coat of arms
Vienne-en-Bessin is located in France
Vienne-en-Bessin
Vienne-en-Bessin
Coordinates: 49°16′48″N 0°36′31″W / 49.28°N 0.6086°W / 49.28; -0.6086Coordinates: 49°16′48″N 0°36′31″W / 49.28°N 0.6086°W / 49.28; -0.6086
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Calvados
Arrondissement Bayeux
Canton Ryes
Intercommunality Bayeux Intercom
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Rémi Françoise
Area1 4.10 km2 (1.58 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 287
 • Density 70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 14744 / 14400
Elevation 17–67 m (56–220 ft)
(avg. 34 m or 112 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.

Vienne-en-Bessin is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

During the latter stages of the Battle of Normandy it was the home of the Britiah Army 59th (Staffordshire) Infantry Division's battle school.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 161 —    
1968 137 −14.9%
1975 122 −10.9%
1982 152 +24.6%
1990 198 +30.3%
1999 200 +1.0%
2008 287 +43.5%

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