Gradignan

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Gradignan
The Hermitage chateau
The Hermitage chateau
Coat of arms of Gradignan
Coat of arms
Location of Gradignan
Gradignan is located in France
Gradignan
Gradignan
Gradignan is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
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
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentGironde
ArrondissementBordeaux
CantonPessac-2
IntercommunalityBordeaux
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Labardin
Area
1
15.77 km2 (6.09 sq mi)
Population
(2008)2
23,283
 • Density1,500/km2 (3,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
33192 /33170
Elevation10–51 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
YearPop.±%
17931,860—    
18001,382−25.7%
18061,461+5.7%
18211,487+1.8%
18311,630+9.6%
18361,643+0.8%
18411,727+5.1%
18461,843+6.7%
18511,867+1.3%
18561,834−1.8%
18611,989+8.5%
18662,079+4.5%
18722,269+9.1%
18762,377+4.8%
18812,453+3.2%
18862,672+8.9%
18912,727+2.1%
18962,818+3.3%
19012,853+1.2%
19062,945+3.2%
19112,895−1.7%
19212,982+3.0%
19263,180+6.6%
19313,314+4.2%
19363,418+3.1%
19465,213+52.5%
19544,807−7.8%
19626,803+41.5%
196810,402+52.9%
197518,691+79.7%
198221,441+14.7%
199021,727+1.3%
199922,193+2.1%
200823,283+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:

See also[edit]

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