Martignas-sur-Jalle

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Martignas-sur-Jalle
The church in Martignas-sur-Jalle
The church in Martignas-sur-Jalle
Coat of arms of Martignas-sur-Jalle
Coat of arms
Location of Martignas-sur-Jalle
Martignas-sur-Jalle is located in France
Martignas-sur-Jalle
Martignas-sur-Jalle
Martignas-sur-Jalle is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Martignas-sur-Jalle
Martignas-sur-Jalle
Coordinates: 44°50′30″N 0°46′28″W / 44.8417°N 0.7744°W / 44.8417; -0.7744Coordinates: 44°50′30″N 0°46′28″W / 44.8417°N 0.7744°W / 44.8417; -0.7744
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentGironde
ArrondissementBordeaux
CantonMérignac-2
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Vernejoul
Area
1
26.39 km2 (10.19 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
7,425
 • Density280/km2 (730/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
33273 /33127
Elevation22–46 m (72–151 ft)
(avg. 58 m or 190 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Martignas-sur-Jalle is a commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

Historically, the town is known to have been the theater of the Battle of Martignas [fr], where 500 to 600 longbowmen commanded by the John Talbot were slaughtered by the French cavalry commanded by the Duke of Bourbon and the Count of Foix.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962892—    
1968994+11.4%
19751,424+43.3%
19823,726+161.7%
19905,732+53.8%
19995,581−2.6%
20086,796+21.8%

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.