Podensac

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Podensac
The church in Podensac
The church in Podensac
Coat of arms of Podensac
Coat of arms
Location of Podensac
Podensac is located in France
Podensac
Podensac
Podensac is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
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
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentGironde
ArrondissementLangon
CantonLes Landes des Graves
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Mateille
Area
1
8.34 km2 (3.22 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
3,226
 • Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
33327 /33720
Elevation2–25 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Podensac is located within the Graves vineyards, on the left bank of the Garonne river, 30 km (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
YearPop.±%
19621,663—    
19681,823+9.6%
19751,925+5.6%
19822,219+15.3%
19902,261+1.9%
19992,267+0.3%
20082,609+15.1%

Twin towns[edit]

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.

Main sights[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ http://www.podensac.fr/z/actualites.php?dsp=1&id=847