Arrondissement of Bordeaux

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Arrondissement of Bordeaux
Location of Bordeaux in Gironde
Location of Bordeaux in Gironde
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentGironde
Communes82
PrefectureBordeaux
INSEE code332
Area
 • Total1,521.8 km2 (587.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total921,668
 • Density610/km2 (1,600/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Bordeaux is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Gironde département in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. Its capital, and préfecture of the department, is the city of Bordeaux.

History[change | change source]

When the arrondissements of Gironde were created in 1800, Bordeaux was one of them in the Gironde department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Bordeaux is in the centre of the Gironde department and it has an area of 1,521.8 km2 (588 sq mi),[2] and a population of 921,668 inhabitants; its population density is of 605.6 inhabitants/km².[3]

The arrondissement of Bordeaux is surrounded by other arrondissements of the department. It is bordered to the north by the arrondissement Blaye, to the northeast by the arrondissement Libourne, to the southeast by the arrondissement Langon, to the southwest by the arrondissement Arcachon and to the northwest by the arrondissement Lesparre-Médoc.

Composition[change | change source]

Cantons[change | change source]

After the reorganisation of the cantons in France,[4] cantons are not subdivisions of the arrondissements so they could have communes that belong to different arrondissements.

In the arrondissement of Bordeaux, there are only two cantons where not all their "communes" are in the arrondissement: L'Entre-deux-Mers and Le Sud-Médoc. The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondissements:

Cantons and communes in the arrondissement of Bordeaux
INSEE
Code
Canton Arrondissements Total
Blaye Bordeaux Langon Lesparre-Médoc Libourne Arcachon
3302 Bordeaux-1 part of Bordeaux part of Bordeaux
3303 Bordeaux-2 part of Bordeaux part of Bordeaux
3304 Bordeaux-3 part of Bordeaux part of Bordeaux
3305 Bordeaux-4 part of Bordeaux part of Bordeaux
3306 Bordeaux-5 part of Bordeaux part of Bordeaux
3307 Le Bouscat 2 2
3308 La Brède 13 13
3309 Cenon 3 3
3311 Créon 23 23
3312 L'Entre-deux-Mers 6 52 58
3317 Lormont 5 5
3318 Mérignac-1 1 + part of Mérignac 1 + part of Mérignac
3319 Mérignac-2 2 + part of Mérignac 2 + part of Mérignac
3323 Pessac-1 2 + part of Pessac 2 + part of Pessac
3324 Pessac-2 1 + part of Pessac 1 + part of Pessac
3325 Les Portes du Médoc 5 5
3326 La Presqu'île 9 9
3328 Saint-Médard-en-Jalles 3 3
3330 Le Sud-Médoc 1 22 23
3331 Talence 1 + part of Bègles 1 + part of Bègles
3333 Villenave-d'Ornon 1 + part of Bègles 1 + part of Bègles

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Bordeaux has 82 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Ambarès-et-Lagrave (33003)
  2. Ambès (33004)
  3. Artigues-près-Bordeaux (33013)
  4. Ayguemorte-les-Graves (33023)
  5. Bassens (33032)
  6. Baurech (33033)
  7. Beautiran (33037)
  8. Bègles (33039)
  9. Beychac-et-Caillau (33049)
  10. Blanquefort (33056)
  11. Blésignac (33059)
  12. Bonnetan (33061)
  13. Bordeaux (33063)
  14. Bouliac (33065)
  15. Bruges (33075)
  16. Cabanac-et-Villagrains (33077)
  17. Cadaujac (33080)
  18. Camarsac (33083)
  19. Cambes (33084)
  20. Camblanes-et-Meynac (33085)
  21. Canéjan (33090)
  22. Carbon-Blanc (33096)
  23. Carignan-de-Bordeaux (33099)
  24. Castres-Gironde (33109)
  25. Cénac (33118)
  26. Cenon (33119)
  27. Cestas (33122)
  28. Créon (33140)
  29. Croignon (33141)
  30. Cursan (33145)
  31. Eysines (33162)
  32. Fargues-Saint-Hilaire (33165)
  33. Floirac (33167)
  34. Gradignan (33192)
  35. Haux (33201)
  36. Isle-Saint-Georges (33206)
  37. La Brède (33213)
  38. La Sauve (33505)
  39. Latresne (33234)
  40. Le Bouscat (33069)
  41. Le Haillan (33200)
  42. Le Pian-Médoc (33322)
  43. Le Pout (33335)
  44. Le Taillan-Médoc (33519)
  45. Le Tourne (33534)
  46. Léognan (33238)
  47. Lignan-de-Bordeaux (33245)
  48. Lormont (33249)
  49. Loupes (33252)
  50. Ludon-Médoc (33256)
  51. Macau (33262)
  52. Madirac (33263)
  53. Martignas-sur-Jalle (33273)
  54. Martillac (33274)
  55. Mérignac (33281)
  56. Montussan (33293)
  57. Parempuyre (33312)
  58. Pessac (33318)
  59. Pompignac (33330)
  60. Quinsac (33349)
  61. Sadirac (33363)
  62. Saint-Aubin-de-Médoc (33376)
  63. Saint-Caprais-de-Bordeaux (33381)
  64. Saint-Genès-de-Lombaud (33408)
  65. Saint-Jean-d'Illac (33422)
  66. Saint-Léon (33431)
  67. Saint-Loubès (33433)
  68. Saint-Louis-de-Montferrand (33434)
  69. Saint-Médard-d'Eyrans (33448)
  70. Saint-Médard-en-Jalles (33449)
  71. Saint-Morillon (33454)
  72. Saint-Selve (33474)
  73. Saint-Sulpice-et-Cameyrac (33483)
  74. Saint-Vincent-de-Paul (33487)
  75. Sainte-Eulalie (33397)
  76. Salleboeuf (33496)
  77. Saucats (33501)
  78. Tabanac (33518)
  79. Talence (33522)
  80. Tresses (33535)
  81. Villenave-d'Ornon (33550)
  82. Yvrac (33554)

The communes in the arrondissement with more inhabitants are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[3]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
33063 Bordeaux 246,586 Bordeaux-1, Bordeaux-2, Bordeaux-3
Bordeaux-4 and Bordeaux-5
Bordeaux Métropole
33281 Mérignac 69,301 Mérignac-1 and Mérignac-2 Bordeaux Métropole
33318 Pessac 61,514 Pessac-1 and Pessacc-2 Bordeaux Métropole
33522 Talence 41,182 Talence Bordeaux Métropole
33550 Villenave-d'Ornon 31,027 Villenave-d'Ornon Bordeaux Métropole
33449 Saint-Médard-en-Jalles 29,779 Saint-Médard-en-Jalles Bordeaux Métropole
33039 Bègles 26,437 Talence and Villenave-d'Ornon Bordeaux Métropole
33192 Gradignan 24,841 Pessacc-2 Bordeaux Métropole
33119 Cenon 24,039 Cenon Bordeaux Métropole
33069 Le Bouscat 23,439 Le Bouscat Bordeaux Métropole

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique de la Gironde". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 20 April 2015.
  2. "Arrondissement de Bordeaux (332)". Comparateur de territoire (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 17 May 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Régions, départements, arrondissements, cantons et communes" (PDF). Populations légales 2014 (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 17 May 2017.
  4. "Décret n° 2014-192 du 20 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département de la Gironde" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. 20 April 2014. Retrieved 20 April 2015.
  5. "Arrondissement de Bordeaux (332)". Géographie administrative et d'étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 17 May 2017.

Coordinates: 44°50′N 0°35′W / 44.833°N 0.583°W / 44.833; -0.583