Bègles

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Bègles
Château de Francs
Château de Francs
Coat of arms of Bègles
Coat of arms
Bègles is located in France
Bègles
Bègles
Coordinates: 44°48′31″N 0°32′52″W / 44.8086°N 0.5478°W / 44.8086; -0.5478Coordinates: 44°48′31″N 0°32′52″W / 44.8086°N 0.5478°W / 44.8086; -0.5478
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Gironde
Arrondissement Bordeaux
Canton Bègles
Intercommunality Bordeaux
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Noël Mamère (Europe Écologie–The Greens)
Area
 • Land1 9.96 km2 (3.85 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 24,999
 • Population2 density 2,500/km2 (6,500/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 33039 / 33130
Elevation 3–18 m (9.8–59.1 ft)
(avg. 8 m or 26 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.

Bègles is a commune in the Gironde department in southwestern France.

It is a suburb of the city of Bordeaux and is adjacent to it on the south.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 2,115 —    
1800 1,526 −27.8%
1806 1,903 +24.7%
1821 2,050 +7.7%
1831 2,322 +13.3%
1836 2,518 +8.4%
1841 2,592 +2.9%
1846 2,745 +5.9%
1851 2,844 +3.6%
1856 3,286 +15.5%
1861 4,005 +21.9%
1866 4,764 +19.0%
1872 5,547 +16.4%
1876 6,202 +11.8%
1881 7,238 +16.7%
1886 8,919 +23.2%
1891 10,535 +18.1%
1896 10,372 −1.5%
1901 12,104 +16.7%
1906 12,588 +4.0%
1911 14,055 +11.7%
1921 16,590 +18.0%
1926 18,349 +10.6%
1931 21,582 +17.6%
1936 20,989 −2.7%
1946 22,590 +7.6%
1954 23,176 +2.6%
1962 24,388 +5.2%
1968 27,330 +12.1%
1975 25,680 −6.0%
1982 23,318 −9.2%
1990 22,604 −3.1%
1999 22,475 −0.6%
2008 24,999 +11.2%

Personalities[edit]

Bègles was the birthplace of:

International relations[edit]

Bègles is twinned with:

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