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Bordeaux

Bordèu
Top:View o Bourse Palace an Garonne River, Middle left:View ot Saint-Andre Cathedral and Bordeax Tramway, Middle right:Night view of Allees du Tourny and Maison de Vin, Bottom left:Front of Palais Rohan Hotel, Bottom center:Meriadeck Commercial Center, Bottom right:Pierre Bridge in Garonne River
Top:View o Bourse Palace an Garonne River, Middle left:View ot Saint-Andre Cathedral and Bordeax Tramway, Middle right:Night view of Allees du Tourny and Maison de Vin, Bottom left:Front of Palais Rohan Hotel, Bottom center:Meriadeck Commercial Center, Bottom right:Pierre Bridge in Garonne River
Coat of airms o Bordeaux
Coat airms
Motto(s): 
Lilia sola regunt lunam undas castra leonem.
"The fleur-de-lis alone rules over the moon, the waves, the castle, and the lion"
Bordeaux is locatit in Fraunce
Bordeaux
Bordeaux
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
Bordeaux is locatit in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Bordeaux
Bordeaux
Coordinates: 44°50′19″N 0°34′42″W / 44.8386°N 0.5783°W / 44.8386; -0.5783Coordinates: 44°50′19″N 0°34′42″W / 44.8386°N 0.5783°W / 44.8386; -0.5783
KintraFraunce
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepairtmentGironde
ArrondissementBordeaux
IntercommunalityBordeaux
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Nicolas Florian (LR)
Area
1
49.36 km2 (19.06 sq mi)
 • Urban
 (2008 estimate)
1057 km2 (408 sq mi)
 • Metro
 (2008 estimate)
3875.2 km2 (1,496.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)2
256,045
 • Rank9t in Fraunce
 • Density5,200/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
 • Urban
 (2008 estimate)
832,605
 • Urban density790/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
 • Metro
 (2008 estimate)
1,105,000 (6t in Fraunce)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
Websitewww.bordeaux.fr
1 French Laund Register data, that excludes lochs, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) an river estuaries. 2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.

Bordeaux (French pronunciation: [bɔʁdo] ( listen); Gascon: Bordèu) is a port ceety on the Garonne River in soothwast Fraunce, wi an estimatit (2008) population o 250,082. The Bordeaux-Arcachon-Libourne metropolitan aurie, haes a population o 1,010,000 an constitutes the saxt-lairgest urban aurie in Fraunce. It is the caipital o the Aquitaine region, as well as the prefectur o the Gironde depairtment. Its inhabitants are cried Bordelais.

Bordeaux is the warld's major wine industry caipital. It is hame tae the warld's main wine fair, Vinexpo,[1] while the wine economy in the metro aurie moves 14.5 billion euros each year.[2] Bordeaux wine haes been produced in the region syne the aicht century. The historic pairt o the ceety is on the UNESCO Warld Heritage Leet as "an ootstaundin urban an architectural ensemble" o the 18t century.[3]

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  1. http://www.vinexpo.com/en/a-propos/historique
  2. http://www.ventoris.fr/portage_salarial_bordeaux.php
  3. "In Pictures | In pictures: New World Heritage sites". BBC News. 28 Juin 2007. Retrieved 5 Mey 2009.
  4. "Bristol City - Town twinning". © 2009 Bristol City Council. Retrieved 17 Julie 2009. freemit airtin in |publisher= (help)
  5. "International Relations of the City of Porto" (PDF). © 2006-2009 Municipal Directorateofthe PresidencyServices InternationalRelationsOffice. Retrieved 10 Julie 2009.
  6. "Saint Petersburg in figures - International and Interregional Ties". Saint Petersburg City Government. Retrieved 23 Mairch 2008.
  7. "Kraków otwarty na świat". www.krakow.pl. Retrieved 19 Julie 2009.
  8. "Twin cities of Riga". Riga City Council. Retrieved 27 Julie 2009.
  9. "Samsun- Bordeaux işbirliği sözleşmesini imzalandı" (in Turkish). HaberExen.com. Retrieved 22 November 2010.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)

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