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Gradignan is a commune in the Gironde department in southwestern France.

Gradignan
The Hermitage chateau
The Hermitage chateau
Coat of arms of Gradignan
Coat of arms
Location of Gradignan
Gradignan is located in France
Gradignan
Gradignan
Gradignan is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Gradignan
Gradignan
Coordinates: 44°46′21″N 0°36′56″W / 44.7725°N 0.6156°W / 44.7725; -0.6156Coordinates: 44°46′21″N 0°36′56″W / 44.7725°N 0.6156°W / 44.7725; -0.6156
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentGironde
ArrondissementBordeaux
CantonPessac-2
IntercommunalityBordeaux
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Labardin
Area
1
15.77 km2 (6.09 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
26,029
 • Density1,700/km2 (4,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
33192 /33170
Elevation10–51 m (33–167 ft)
(avg. 26 m or 85 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 a suburb of the city of Bordeaux and is located on its southwest side. Thus, it is a member of the metropolitan Urban Community of Bordeaux.

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PopulationEdit

YearPop.±%
17931,860—    
18001,382−25.7%
18061,461+5.7%
18211,487+1.8%
18311,630+9.6%
18361,643+0.8%
18411,727+5.1%
18461,843+6.7%
18511,867+1.3%
18561,834−1.8%
18611,989+8.5%
18662,079+4.5%
18722,269+9.1%
18762,377+4.8%
18812,453+3.2%
18862,672+8.9%
18912,727+2.1%
18962,818+3.3%
19012,853+1.2%
19062,945+3.2%
19112,895−1.7%
19212,982+3.0%
19263,180+6.6%
19313,314+4.2%
19363,418+3.1%
19465,213+52.5%
19544,807−7.8%
19626,803+41.5%
196810,402+52.9%
197518,691+79.7%
198221,441+14.7%
199021,727+1.3%
199922,193+2.1%
200823,283+4.9%

Education institutionsEdit

Gradignan is a part of the Bordeaux education zone (Académie de Bordeaux).[2]

List of the educational establishments.
Kindergarten Primary schools Middle schools High schools Universities & higher education
  • Ermitage
  • La Clairière
  • Lange
  • Saint-Géry
  • Les Tourelles
  • Malartic
  • Le Pin Franc
  • Saint-Exupéry
  • Lange
  • Saint-Géry
  • Martinon
  • Malartic
  • Le Pin Franc
  • Collège Fontaines de Monjous
  • Collège Alfred Mauguin
  • Lycée des Graves

PrisonEdit

Gradignan prison is a high-security facility serving the Bordeaux area.

International relationsEdit

Gradignan has partnerships with:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ fr:Gradignan
  3. ^ Annuaire des villes jumelées[permanent dead link]

External linksEdit