Bassens, Gironde

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Bassens
Docks
Docks
Coat of arms of Bassens
Coat of arms
Bassens is located in France
Bassens
Bassens
Coordinates: 44°50′24″N 0°31′18″W / 44.84°N 0.5217°W / 44.84; -0.5217Coordinates: 44°50′24″N 0°31′18″W / 44.84°N 0.5217°W / 44.84; -0.5217
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Gironde
Arrondissement Bordeaux
Canton Lormont
Intercommunality Bordeaux
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Turon
Area
 • Land1 10.27 km2 (3.97 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 6,618
 • Population2 density 640/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 33032 / 33530
Elevation 2–56 m (6.6–183.7 ft)
(avg. 45 m or 148 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 3,396 —    
1968 4,841 +42.6%
1975 6,133 +26.7%
1982 6,595 +7.5%
1990 6,472 −1.9%
1999 6,978 +7.8%
2008 6,618 −5.2%

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