Podensac

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Podensac
Podensac Église Saint-Vincent 01.jpg
Coat of arms of Podensac
Coat of arms
Podensac is located in France
Podensac
Podensac
Coordinates: 44°39′07″N 0°21′15″W / 44.6519°N 0.3542°W / 44.6519; -0.3542Coordinates: 44°39′07″N 0°21′15″W / 44.6519°N 0.3542°W / 44.6519; -0.3542
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Gironde
Arrondissement Bordeaux
Canton Podensac
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Mateille
Area
 • Land1 8.34 km2 (3.22 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 2,609
 • Population2 density 310/km2 (810/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 33327 / 33720
Elevation 2–25 m (6.6–82.0 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.

Podensac is a commune in the Gironde department. It is located in the famous Bordeaux wine region in Aquitaine (southwestern France).

Geography[edit]

Podensac is located within the Graves vineyards, on the left bank of the Garonne river, 30km (19 mi) southeast from Bordeaux and 15 km (9 mi) northwest from Langon.

Population[edit]

At the January 2011 census, there were 2,731 inhabitants in the commune.

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 1,663 —    
1968 1,823 +9.6%
1975 1,925 +5.6%
1982 2,219 +15.3%
1990 2,261 +1.9%
1999 2,267 +0.3%
2008 2,609 +15.1%

Economy[edit]

  • Lillet company (apéritif made of wine and orange liquor). Lillet is famous for being the drink of James Bond in Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace films.
  • Maison Des Vins de Graves: a winehouse dedicated to the Graves wines.

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