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Gironde
Depairtment
Prefectur biggin o the Gironde depairtment, in Bordeaux
Prefectur biggin o the Gironde depairtment, in Bordeaux
Coat o airms o Gironde
Coat o airms
Location of Gironde in Fraunce
Location of Gironde in Fraunce
Coordinates: 44°50′N 0°40′W / 44.833°N 0.667°W / 44.833; -0.667Coordinates: 44°50′N 0°40′W / 44.833°N 0.667°W / 44.833; -0.667
Kintra Fraunce
Region Aquitaine
Prefectur Bordeaux
Subprefecturs Arcachon
Blaye
Langon
Lesparre-Médoc
Libourne
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General Cooncil Philippe Madrelle
Aurie1
 • Tot 10,000 km2 (4,000 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Tot 1,409,345
 • Rank 8t
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Depairtment nummer 33
Arrondissements 6
Cantons 63
Communes 542
^1 French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, an lakes, ponds, an glaciers lairger nor 1 km2

Gironde (French pronunciation: [ʒiʁɔ̃d]; in Gascon Gironda) is a common name for the Gironde estuary, whaur the mooths o the Garonne an Dordogne rivers merge, an for a depairtment in the Aquitaine region situatit in soothwast Fraunce.