Bessonies (French pronunciation: ​[bɛsɔni]; Occitan: Bessoniás) is a commune in the Lot department in southwestern France.

Bessonies
The entrance to the chateau in Bessonies
The entrance to the chateau in Bessonies
Location of Bessonies
Bessonies is located in France
Bessonies
Bessonies
Bessonies is located in Occitanie
Bessonies
Bessonies
Coordinates: 44°48′40″N 2°09′05″E / 44.8111°N 2.1514°E / 44.8111; 2.1514Coordinates: 44°48′40″N 2°09′05″E / 44.8111°N 2.1514°E / 44.8111; 2.1514
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentLot
ArrondissementFigeac
CantonLacapelle-Marival
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Francis Thers[1]
Area
1
7.41 km2 (2.86 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
79
 • Density11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
46338 /46210
Elevation510–682 m (1,673–2,238 ft)
(avg. 520 m or 1,710 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962143—    
1968184+28.7%
1975169−8.2%
1982143−15.4%
1990124−13.3%
1999120−3.2%
2009103−14.2%

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". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2020.