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Montage Bordeaux 1.jpg
Coat of arms of Bordeaux
Bordeaux is located in France
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Gironde
Elevation 1–42 m (3.3–137.8 ft)
Land area1 49.36 km2 (19.06 sq mi)
Population2 241,287  (2012)
 - Density 4,888 /km2 (12,660 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 33063/ 33000
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Coordinates: 44°30′06″N 0°20′41″W / 44.5016°N 0.3446°W / 44.5016; -0.3446

Pont de Pierre

Bordeaux is a city in France, the prefecture of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region and the Gironde department, on the Atlantic Ocean. About 1,150,000 people live in the area around the city. Bordeaux has a temperate oceanic climate (Cfb in the Koeppen climate classification). It is famous for wines made in the region near the city. Bordeaux is also famous for its art.

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