Marmande

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Marmande
Cloister of the Our Lady church, Marmande
Cloister of the Our Lady church, Marmande
Coat of arms of Marmande
Coat of arms
Marmande is located in France
Marmande
Marmande
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
Marmande is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Marmande
Marmande
Coordinates: 44°30′N 0°10′E / 44.50°N 0.17°E / 44.50; 0.17Coordinates: 44°30′N 0°10′E / 44.50°N 0.17°E / 44.50; 0.17
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentLot-et-Garonne
ArrondissementMarmande
CantonMarmande-1
Marmande-2
IntercommunalityVal de Garonne
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Daniel Benquet[1]
Area
1
45.06 km2 (17.40 sq mi)
Population
(2014)2
17,748
 • Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Marmandais
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
470157 /47200
Elevation12–132 m (39–433 ft)
(avg. 72 m or 236 ft)
Websitewww.mairie-marmande.fr
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.

Marmande is a commune in southwestern France, in the region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine. It is a sub-prefecture of the Lot-et-Garonne department, capital of the arrondissement of Marmande. It is also the capital of 2 cantons in the department: Marmande-1 and Marmande-2.

Geography[change | change source]

Marmande is on the right side of the Garonne river, at about 64 km (40 mi) to the northwest of Agen and 71 km (44 mi) to the southwest of Bordeaux.

It has an area of 36.88 km2 (14.24 sq mi) and its average altitude is 72 m (236 ft); at the city hall, the altitude is 30 m (98 ft).[2]

Marmande and its neighboring communes
Map of the commune of Marmande

Marmande is surrounded by the communes Beaupuy, Mauvezin-sur-Gupie, Escassefort, Virazeil, Saint-Pardoux-du-Breuil, Fourques-sur-Garonne, Montpouillan, Gaujac and Sainte-Bazeille.

Climate[change | change source]

The climate of Marmande is an oceanic climate (Köppen climate classification Cfb), with mild winters and warm summers.[3]

Population[change | change source]

The inhabitants of Marmande are known, in French, as Marmandais (women: Marmandaises).[4]

With a population of 17,748,[5] Marmande has a population density of 394 inhabitants/km2.

Evolution of the population in Marmande

Administration[change | change source]

Marmande is a subprefecture of the Lot-et-Garonne department since 1790. It is also the capital of the arrondissement of Marmande and the administrative centre (French: chef-lieu) of 2 cantons:[6]

  1. Marmande-1, formed with a part of Marmande and nine other communes, with 18,503 inhabitants (2014).
  2. Marmande-2, formed with a part of Marmande and ten other communes, with 17,833 inhabitants (2014).

It is part of the intercommunality Val de Garonne (French: Val de Garonne Agglomération).

Twin towns[change | change source]

Marmande is twinned with:[7]

Monuments and sites[change | change source]

  • Église Notre-Dame de Marmande : Our Lady church and cloister built on the 13th century.
  • Jardin du Cloître de Notre-Dame de Garonne (Garden of the Cloister of Our Lady of Garonne).[8]

Gallery[change | change source]

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Le Maire" (in French). Ville de Marmande. Retrieved 25 April 2017.
  2. "City of Marmande". Map-France.com. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  3. "Ville de Marmande". Annuaire-Mairie.fr (in French). Retrieved 25 April 2017.
  4. "Marmande (47180)" (in French). habitants.fr. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  5. "Régions, départements, arrondissements, cantons et communes" (PDF). Populations légales 2014 (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2017.
  6. "Commune de Marmande (47157)". Géographie administrative et d’étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2017.
  7. "Jumelages" (in French). Ville de Marmande. Retrieved 25 April 2017.
  8. "Jardin du cloître de Notre-Dame de Garonne" (in French). Comité des Parcs et Jardins de France. Retrieved 21 March 2015.

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