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|No. of communes||28|
|Established||January 1, 2015|
|• President||Alain Juppé (LR)|
|• Total||578.28 km2 (223.28 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,300/km2 (3,500/sq mi)|
|Budget||€ 1 095 666 000 (2011)¹|
|¹ After compensatory transfer of local tax euros to the communes of the Urban Community.|
Bordeaux Métropole is the métropole, an intercommunal structure, centred on the city of Bordeaux. It is located in the Gironde department, in the Nouvelle Aquitaine region, in South West France. It was created in January 2015, replacing the previous Communauté urbaine de Bordeaux. Its population was 774,929 in 2014, of which 250,776 in Bordeaux proper.
Bordeaux Métropole encompasses only the center of the metropolitan area of Bordeaux (see infobox at Bordeaux article for the metropolitan area). Communes further away from the center of the metropolitan area have formed their own intercommunal structures, such as:
The Urban Community of Bordeaux (French: Communauté urbaine de Bordeaux), also known by its French initials CUB, was created in 1966 by the law of 31 December on urban communities which instituted the urban communities of Bordeaux, Lille, Lyon and Strasbourg.
The 28 communes of Bordeaux Métropole are:
The Metropolitan Council consists of 101 members, one of them being the president, currently Alain Juppé, the mayor of Bordeaux.
|Name||Dates du mandat||Parti||Notes|
|Jacques Chaban-Delmas||1967||1977||Mayor of Bordeaux / Deputy of Gironde|
|Michel Sainte-Marie||1977||1983||Deputy of Gironde / Mayor of Mérignac|
|Jacques Chaban-Delmas||1983||1995||Mayor of Bordeaux / Deputy of Gironde|
|Alain Juppé||1995||2004||Prime minister from 1995 to 1997 / Mayor of Bordeaux|
|Alain Rousset||2004||2007||Mayor of Pessac / President of Aquitaine Regional Council / Resigned because of overlapping mandates|
|Vincent Feltesse||2007||2014||Mayor of Blanquefort in 2012 / Deputy of Gironde|
|Alain Juppé||2014||Prime minister from 1995 to 1997 / Mayor of Bordeaux, premier president of Bordeaux Métropole|
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