Puisseguin

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Puisseguin
Chateau of Monbadon
Chateau of Monbadon
Coat of arms of Puisseguin
Coat of arms
Location of Puisseguin
Puisseguin is located in France
Puisseguin
Puisseguin
Puisseguin is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Puisseguin
Puisseguin
Coordinates: 44°55′28″N 0°04′19″W / 44.9244°N 0.0719°W / 44.9244; -0.0719Coordinates: 44°55′28″N 0°04′19″W / 44.9244°N 0.0719°W / 44.9244; -0.0719
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentGironde
ArrondissementLibourne
CantonLe Nord-Libournais
IntercommunalityGrand Saint-Émilionnais
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Xavier Sublett
Area
1
17.25 km2 (6.66 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
892
 • Density52/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
33342 /33570
Elevation38–108 m (125–354 ft)
(avg. 83 m or 272 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Puisseguin is a commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France. It is around 15 km east of Libourne.

In October 2015, 43 people died in a crash between a bus and a lorry.[2]

Geography[edit]

Located in the Pays du Libournais.

Bordering municipalities[edit]

The neighboring towns are Lussac in the north, Tayac in the extreme north-east for about 250 meters, Saint-Cibard to the East, Saint-Philippe-d'Aiguille at the South-East, Saint-Genès-de-Castillon at the South and Montagne in the west.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19621,209—    
19681,215+0.5%
19751,165−4.1%
19821,107−5.0%
19901,038−6.2%
1999924−11.0%
2008880−4.8%
2012861−2.2%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-34613637