Castillon-la-Bataille

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Castillon-la-Bataille
Train station
Train station
Castillon-la-Bataille is located in France
Castillon-la-Bataille
Castillon-la-Bataille
Coordinates: 44°51′14″N 0°02′35″W / 44.854°N 0.043°W / 44.854; -0.043Coordinates: 44°51′14″N 0°02′35″W / 44.854°N 0.043°W / 44.854; -0.043
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Gironde
Arrondissement Libourne
Canton Castillon-la-Bataille
Intercommunality Castillon Pujols
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Holmière
Area
 • Land1 5.68 km2 (2.19 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 3,362
 • Population2 density 590/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 33108 / 33350
Elevation 2–104 m (6.6–341.2 ft)
(avg. 27 m or 89 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.

Castillon-la-Bataille is a commune in the Gironde department in Aquitaine in southwestern France.

This area was the site of the last battle of the Hundred Years' War, the Battle of Castillon, fought July 17, 1453.

On November 27, 1953, the name of the town was changed from Castillon-sur-Dordogne to its current name.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 3,096 —    
1968 3,102 +0.2%
1975 3,166 +2.1%
1982 3,207 +1.3%
1990 3,020 −5.8%
1999 3,113 +3.1%
2008 3,362 +8.0%

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