Gujan-Mestras

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Gujan-Mestras
Oyster port
Oyster port
Coat of arms of Gujan-Mestras
Coat of arms
Gujan-Mestras is located in France
Gujan-Mestras
Gujan-Mestras
Coordinates: 44°38′11″N 1°04′00″W / 44.6364°N 1.0667°W / 44.6364; -1.0667Coordinates: 44°38′11″N 1°04′00″W / 44.6364°N 1.0667°W / 44.6364; -1.0667
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Gironde
Arrondissement Arcachon
Canton Teste-de-Buch
Intercommunality Bassin d'Arcachon Sud
Government
 • Mayor (2006–2008) Marie-Hélène des Esgaulx
Area
 • Land1 53.99 km2 (20.85 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 18,461
 • Population2 density 340/km2 (890/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 33199 / 33470
Elevation 0–28 m (0–92 ft)
(avg. 4 m or 13 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.

Gujan-Mestras is a commune in the Gironde department in southwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 5,694 —    
1968 6,687 +17.4%
1975 7,613 +13.8%
1982 8,600 +13.0%
1990 11,433 +32.9%
1999 14,958 +30.8%
2008 18,461 +23.4%

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