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Coordinates: 45°56′06″N 0°04′09″E / 45.935°N 0.0692°E / 45.935; 0.0692Coordinates: 45°56′06″N 0°04′09″E / 45.935°N 0.0692°E / 45.935; 0.0692

Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente
Arrondissement Confolens
Canton Aigre
Intercommunality Pays d'Aigre
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Vinzent
 • Land1 13.97 km2 (5.39 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 293
 • Population2 density 21/km2 (54/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 16390 / 16140
Elevation 72–148 m (236–486 ft)
(avg. 98 m or 322 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.

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

It was previously a centre for the trading of donkeys. Marguerite of Angoulême also built an abbey in the village.


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