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.
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.
- Jardin botanique de Talence
- Gérald Cid, French footballer
- Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark
- Jules Carvallo, engineer
- Ed Tourriol, cartoonist
- José Bové, radical activist
Template:See also Talence is twinned with:
- Template:Flagicon Trikala, Greece
- Communes of the Gironde department