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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

Talence is located in France
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Gironde
Arrondissement Bordeaux
Canton Talence
Intercommunality Urban Community of Bordeaux
Mayor Alain Cazabonne
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)
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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Simple English

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


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