Villandraut

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Villandraut
Villandraut Église 02.JPG
Villandraut is located in France
Villandraut
Villandraut
Coordinates: 44°27′30″N 0°22′16″W / 44.4583°N 0.3711°W / 44.4583; -0.3711Coordinates: 44°27′30″N 0°22′16″W / 44.4583°N 0.3711°W / 44.4583; -0.3711
Country France
Region Aquitaine-Limousin-Poitou-Charentes
Department Gironde
Arrondissement Langon
Canton Villandraut
Intercommunality Canton de Villandraut
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Dominique Payrois
Area1 12.58 km2 (4.86 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 935
 • Density 74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 33547 / 33730
Elevation 20–54 m (66–177 ft)
(avg. 31 m or 102 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.

Villandraut is a commune in the Gironde department in Aquitaine in southwestern France.

Pope Clement V was born in Villandraut, he is known for moving the Curia from Rome to Avignon, ushering in the period known as the Avignon Papacy.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 892 —    
1968 940 +5.4%
1975 887 −5.6%
1982 914 +3.0%
1990 777 −15.0%
1999 815 +4.9%
2008 935 +14.7%

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