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Coordinates: 44°48′00″N 0°35′02″W / 44.8°N 0.584°W / 44.8; -0.584

Commune of Talence

Location
Talence is located in France
Talence
Administration
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Gironde
Arrondissement Bordeaux
Canton Talence
Intercommunality Urban Community of Bordeaux
Mayor Alain Cazabonne
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 2–29 m (6.6–95 ft)
(avg. 15 m/49 ft)
Land area1 8.35 km2 (3.22 sq mi)
Population2 40,700  (2005)
 - Density 4,874 /km2 (12,620 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 33522/ 33400
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population sans doubles comptes: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Talence is a commune in the Gironde department in Aquitaine in south-western 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. The officially estimated population as of January 1, 2005, was 40,700 inhabitants, up from a 1999 census number of 37,210 inhabitants.

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

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Talence is a commune. It is found in the region Aquitaine in the Gironde department in the southwest of France.


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