Villandraut

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

Villandraut
The town hall in Villandraut
The town hall in Villandraut
Coat of arms of Villandraut
Coat of arms
Location of Villandraut
Villandraut is located in France
Villandraut
Villandraut
Villandraut is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
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
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentGironde
ArrondissementLangon
CantonLe Sud-Gironde
IntercommunalityCanton de Villandraut
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Dominique Payrois
Area
1
12.58 km2 (4.86 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
1,059
 • Density84/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
33547 /33730
Elevation20–54 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.

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.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962892—    
1968940+5.4%
1975887−5.6%
1982914+3.0%
1990777−15.0%
1999815+4.9%
2008935+14.7%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.