Capian

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For the slang term, see chav.
Capian
Capian is located in France
Capian
Capian
Coordinates: 44°42′42″N 0°19′47″W / 44.7117°N 0.3297°W / 44.7117; -0.3297Coordinates: 44°42′42″N 0°19′47″W / 44.7117°N 0.3297°W / 44.7117; -0.3297
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Gironde
Arrondissement Bordeaux
Canton Cadillac
Intercommunality Vallon de l'Artolie
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Frédéric Lataste
Area1 18.23 km2 (7.04 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 620
 • Density 34/km2 (88/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 33093 / 33550
Elevation 17–115 m (56–377 ft)
(avg. 110 m or 360 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.

Capian is a commune in the Gironde department in Aquitaine in southwestern France.

It is located southwest of Bordeaux on the Garonne river. The commune is in the middle of the Bordeaux wine appellation AOC Premieres Cotes de Bordeaux. Many of the villagers own or work in wineries.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 564 —    
1968 623 +10.5%
1975 591 −5.1%
1982 669 +13.2%
1990 602 −10.0%
1999 624 +3.7%
2008 620 −0.6%

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