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Country  France
Department  Gironde
Canton  Talence
Population  40,940 (2007)
Region  Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Arrondissement  Bordeaux
Intercommunality  Bordeaux
Local time  Saturday 9:55 PM
Talence httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Weather  10°C, Wind SE at 5 km/h, 69% Humidity
Colleges and Universities  University of Bordeaux 1, BEM Management School, KEDGE Business School, École nationale supérieur, Institut de Cognitique

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


Map of 33400 Talence, 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
  • Personalities

  • José Bové, radical activist
  • Jean-Joseph Sanfourche, known simply as Sanfourche, is a French painter, poet, draftsman and sculptor
  • Romain Brégerie, French footballer
  • Jules Carvallo, engineer
  • Gérald Cid, French footballer
  • Jérôme Cahuzac, is a French politician.
  • Thierry Meyssan, is a French writer,
  • Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark
  • Ed Tourriol, cartoonist
  • International relations

    Talence is twinned with:

  • Trikala, Greece
  • Alcalá de Henares, Spain
  • Chaves, Portugal
  • References

    Talence Wikipedia

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