Gradignan

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Gradignan
The Hermitage chateau
The Hermitage chateau
Coat of arms of Gradignan
Coat of arms
Gradignan is located in France
Gradignan
Gradignan
Coordinates: 44°46′21″N 0°36′56″W / 44.7725°N 0.6156°W / 44.7725; -0.6156Coordinates: 44°46′21″N 0°36′56″W / 44.7725°N 0.6156°W / 44.7725; -0.6156
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Gironde
Arrondissement Bordeaux
Canton Gradignan
Intercommunality Bordeaux
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Labardin
Area
 • Land1 15.77 km2 (6.09 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 23,283
 • Population2 density 1,500/km2 (3,800/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 33192 / 33170
Elevation 10–51 m (33–167 ft)
(avg. 26 m or 85 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.

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

It is a suburb of the city of Bordeaux and is located on its southwest side. Thus, it is a member of the metropolitan Urban Community of Bordeaux.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 1,860 —    
1800 1,382 −25.7%
1806 1,461 +5.7%
1821 1,487 +1.8%
1831 1,630 +9.6%
1836 1,643 +0.8%
1841 1,727 +5.1%
1846 1,843 +6.7%
1851 1,867 +1.3%
1856 1,834 −1.8%
1861 1,989 +8.5%
1866 2,079 +4.5%
1872 2,269 +9.1%
1876 2,377 +4.8%
1881 2,453 +3.2%
1886 2,672 +8.9%
1891 2,727 +2.1%
1896 2,818 +3.3%
1901 2,853 +1.2%
1906 2,945 +3.2%
1911 2,895 −1.7%
1921 2,982 +3.0%
1926 3,180 +6.6%
1931 3,314 +4.2%
1936 3,418 +3.1%
1946 5,213 +52.5%
1954 4,807 −7.8%
1962 6,803 +41.5%
1968 10,402 +52.9%
1975 18,691 +79.7%
1982 21,441 +14.7%
1990 21,727 +1.3%
1999 22,193 +2.1%
2008 23,283 +4.9%

Education institutions[edit]

Gradignan is a part of the Bordeaux education zone (Académie de Bordeaux).[1]

List of the educational establishments.
Kindergarten Primary schools Middle schools High schools Universities & higher education
  • Ermitage
  • La Clairière
  • Lange
  • Saint-Géry
  • Les Tourelles
  • Malartic
  • Le Pin Franc
  • Saint-Exupéry
  • Lange
  • Saint-Géry
  • Martinon
  • Malartic
  • Le Pin Franc
  • Collège Fontaines de Monjous
  • Collège Alfred Mauguin
  • Lycée des Graves

Prison[edit]

Gradignan prison is a high-security facility serving the Bordeaux area.

International relations[edit]

Gradignan has partnerships with:

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