Léognan

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Léognan
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Léognan
Coat of arms
Léognan is located in France
Léognan
Léognan
Coordinates: 44°43′46″N 0°35′59″W / 44.7294°N 0.5997°W / 44.7294; -0.5997Coordinates: 44°43′46″N 0°35′59″W / 44.7294°N 0.5997°W / 44.7294; -0.5997
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Gironde
Arrondissement Bordeaux
Canton La Brède
Intercommunality Montesquieu
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Fath
Area
 • Land1 41.43 km2 (16.00 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 9,021
 • Population2 density 220/km2 (560/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 33238 / 33850
Elevation 13–62 m (43–203 ft)
(avg. 50 m or 160 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 2,674 —    
1968 3,044 +13.8%
1975 5,141 +68.9%
1982 7,737 +50.5%
1990 8,008 +3.5%
1999 8,269 +3.3%
2008 9,021 +9.1%

Its inhabitants are called Léognanais.

Wine[edit]

It is located in the Graves area of the Bordeaux county, known for its red wine (Pessac-Léognan appellation):

The processing plant for Cacolac has been located here since 2000.

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