Talence

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Talence
Commune
Eglise de Talence.jpg
Coat of arms of Talence
Coat of arms
Talence is located in France
Talence
Talence
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
Talence is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Talence
Talence
Coordinates: 44°48′00″N 0°35′02″W / 44.8°N 0.584°W / 44.8; -0.584Coordinates: 44°48′00″N 0°35′02″W / 44.8°N 0.584°W / 44.8; -0.584
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Gironde
Arrondissement Bordeaux
Canton Talence
Intercommunality Bordeaux
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Cazabonne
Area1 8.35 km2 (3.22 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 40,576
 • Density 4,900/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 33522 /33400
Elevation 2–29 m (6.6–95.1 ft)
(avg. 15 m or 49 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.

Talence is a commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

It is the third-largest suburb of the city of Bordeaux, and is adjacent to it on the south side. It is a member of the metropolitan Urban Community of Bordeaux.

Talence is the home of Décastar, a prestigious yearly international decathlon event.

In Talence, there are different universities : Bordeaux University, Architecture School of Bordeaux, Kedge Business School.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17931,489—    
18001,181−20.7%
18061,340+13.5%
18211,194−10.9%
18311,322+10.7%
18361,288−2.6%
18411,232−4.3%
18461,402+13.8%
18511,434+2.3%
18561,693+18.1%
18612,430+43.5%
18662,577+6.0%
18723,604+39.9%
18763,873+7.5%
18814,621+19.3%
18866,642+43.7%
18917,921+19.3%
18969,221+16.4%
190111,227+21.8%
190611,832+5.4%
191113,224+11.8%
192115,823+19.7%
192617,130+8.3%
193118,944+10.6%
193620,380+7.6%
194621,650+6.2%
195422,695+4.8%
196225,874+14.0%
196829,161+12.7%
197534,127+17.0%
198234,692+1.7%
199034,485−0.6%
199937,210+7.9%
200840,576+9.0%

Geography[edit]

Talence is situated with Bordeaux to the North, Bègles to the East, Villenave-d'Ornon to the South-East, Gradignan to the South-West, and Pessac to the West.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Talence (1981–2010 averages, extremes 1959–present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 21.0
(69.8)
25.0
(77)
28.0
(82.4)
30.5
(86.9)
35.0
(95)
39.0
(102.2)
39.0
(102.2)
39.5
(103.1)
36.8
(98.2)
32.0
(89.6)
26.0
(78.8)
22.6
(72.7)
39.5
(103.1)
Average high °C (°F) 10.4
(50.7)
12.1
(53.8)
15.4
(59.7)
17.8
(64)
21.8
(71.2)
25.0
(77)
27.4
(81.3)
27.3
(81.1)
24.5
(76.1)
19.9
(67.8)
13.8
(56.8)
10.6
(51.1)
18.9
(66)
Daily mean °C (°F) 6.7
(44.1)
7.7
(45.9)
10.4
(50.7)
12.5
(54.5)
16.4
(61.5)
19.5
(67.1)
21.7
(71.1)
21.5
(70.7)
18.7
(65.7)
15.0
(59)
9.8
(49.6)
7.0
(44.6)
13.9
(57)
Average low °C (°F) 3.0
(37.4)
3.3
(37.9)
5.4
(41.7)
7.2
(45)
11.0
(51.8)
14.0
(57.2)
15.9
(60.6)
15.8
(60.4)
12.8
(55)
10.2
(50.4)
5.8
(42.4)
3.5
(38.3)
9.0
(48.2)
Record low °C (°F) −14.6
(5.7)
−12.0
(10.4)
−6.8
(19.8)
−2.2
(28)
1.1
(34)
5.1
(41.2)
7.5
(45.5)
6.0
(42.8)
4.0
(39.2)
−2.0
(28.4)
−6.5
(20.3)
−11.4
(11.5)
−14.6
(5.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 81.5
(3.209)
68.8
(2.709)
63.6
(2.504)
79.0
(3.11)
70.1
(2.76)
57.3
(2.256)
47.4
(1.866)
52.6
(2.071)
75.6
(2.976)
81.2
(3.197)
98.0
(3.858)
98.4
(3.874)
873.5
(34.39)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 12.3 10.3 11.1 11.7 10.9 8.2 7.3 7.4 9.4 10.7 12.3 12.1 123.7
Source: Météo France[1]


Sights[edit]

Personalities[edit]

International relations[edit]

Talence is twinned with:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Talence (33)" (PDF). Fiche Climatologique: Statistiques 1981–2010 et records (in French). Meteo France. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 March 2018. Retrieved 29 March 2018. 

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