Margaux

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Margaux
Margaux Eglise.jpg
Coat of arms of Margaux
Coat of arms
Location of Margaux
Margaux is located in France
Margaux
Margaux
Margaux is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Margaux
Margaux
Coordinates: 45°02′31″N 0°40′32″W / 45.0419°N 0.6756°W / 45.0419; -0.6756Coordinates: 45°02′31″N 0°40′32″W / 45.0419°N 0.6756°W / 45.0419; -0.6756
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentGironde
ArrondissementLesparre-Médoc
CantonLe Sud-Médoc
CommuneMargaux-Cantenac
Area
1
7.36 km2 (2.84 sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal code
33460
Elevation1–23 m (3.3–75.5 ft)
(avg. 16 m or 52 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Margaux is a former commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France. On 1 January 2017, it was merged into the new commune Margaux-Cantenac.[1]

The village is in the Haut Médoc wine making region on the left bank of the Garonne estuary. It is northwest of the city of Bordeaux.

References[change | change source]

  1. Arrêté préfectoral 17 November 2016 (in French)