Talence

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

Talence
The church in Talence

Coat of arms
Location of Talence
Talence
Talence
Coordinates: 44°48′00″N 0°35′02″W
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentGironde
ArrondissementBordeaux
CantonTalence
IntercommunalityBordeaux
Government
  Mayor (20082014) Alain Cazabonne
Area
1
8.35 km2 (3.22 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
44,040
  Density5,300/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
33522 /33400
Elevation2–29 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.

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

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

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

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
(77.0)
28.0
(82.4)
30.5
(86.9)
35.0
(95.0)
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
(64.0)
21.8
(71.2)
25.0
(77.0)
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
(66.0)
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
(59.0)
9.8
(49.6)
7.0
(44.6)
13.9
(57.0)
Average low °C (°F) 3.0
(37.4)
3.3
(37.9)
5.4
(41.7)
7.2
(45.0)
11.0
(51.8)
14.0
(57.2)
15.9
(60.6)
15.8
(60.4)
12.8
(55.0)
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
(28.0)
1.1
(34.0)
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
(3.21)
68.8
(2.71)
63.6
(2.50)
79.0
(3.11)
70.1
(2.76)
57.3
(2.26)
47.4
(1.87)
52.6
(2.07)
75.6
(2.98)
81.2
(3.20)
98.0
(3.86)
98.4
(3.87)
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[2]


Sights

Personalities

International relations

Talence is twinned with:

See also

References

  1. "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. "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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