Talence

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Talence is a commune in the Gironde department in Aquitaine in southwestern France.

It is the third-largest suburb of the city of Bordeaux, and is adjacent to it on the south side. It is a member of the metropolitan Urban Community of Bordeaux.

Talence is the home of Décastar, a prestigious yearly international decathlon event.

Population

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Geography

Talence is situated with Bordeaux to the North, Bègles to the East, Villenave-d'Ornon to the South-East, Gradignan to the South-West, and Pessac to the West.

Sights

  • Jardin botanique de Talence

Personalities

  • Gérald Cid, French footballer
  • Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark
  • Jules Carvallo, engineer
  • Ed Tourriol, cartoonist
  • José Bové, radical activist

International relations

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See also

  • Communes of the Gironde department

References

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External links

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