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

Bessé
Town hall
Town hall
Location of Bessé
Bessé is located in France
Bessé
Bessé
Bessé is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Bessé
Bessé
Coordinates: 45°57′22″N 0°04′28″E / 45.9561°N 0.0744°E / 45.9561; 0.0744Coordinates: 45°57′22″N 0°04′28″E / 45.9561°N 0.0744°E / 45.9561; 0.0744
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCharente
ArrondissementConfolens
CantonCharente-Nord
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Jackie Lizot[1]
Area
1
7.67 km2 (2.96 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
112
 • Density15/km2 (38/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
16042 /16140
Elevation84–131 m (276–430 ft)
(avg. 111 m or 364 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

PopulationEdit

The inhabitants of Bessé-sur-Braye are called Besséens.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793250—    
1800382+52.8%
1806386+1.0%
1821418+8.3%
1831420+0.5%
1841403−4.0%
1846413+2.5%
1851414+0.2%
1856413−0.2%
1861440+6.5%
1866405−8.0%
1872410+1.2%
1876429+4.6%
1881377−12.1%
1886380+0.8%
1891344−9.5%
1896334−2.9%
YearPop.±%
1901334+0.0%
1906325−2.7%
1911330+1.5%
1921277−16.1%
1926263−5.1%
1931261−0.8%
1936265+1.5%
1946237−10.6%
1954222−6.3%
1962216−2.7%
1968169−21.8%
1975137−18.9%
1982116−15.3%
1990132+13.8%
1999152+15.2%
2008149−2.0%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.