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Martignas-sur-Jalle

Martignas-sur-Jalle
The church in Martignas-sur-Jalle
The church in Martignas-sur-Jalle
Coat of arms of Martignas-sur-Jalle
Coat of arms
Location of Martignas-sur-Jalle
Martignas-sur-Jalle is located in France
Martignas-sur-Jalle
Martignas-sur-Jalle
Martignas-sur-Jalle is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Martignas-sur-Jalle
Martignas-sur-Jalle
Coordinates: 44°50′30″N 0°46′28″W / 44.8417°N 0.7744°W / 44.8417; -0.7744
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentGironde
ArrondissementBordeaux
CantonMérignac-2
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Vernejoul
Area
1
26.39 km2 (10.19 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
7,386
 • Density280/km2 (720/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
33273 /33127
Elevation22–46 m (72–151 ft)
(avg. 58 m or 190 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Martignas-sur-Jalle is a commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

Historically, the town is known to have been the theater of the Battle of Martignas [fr], where 500 to 600 longbowmen commanded by the John Talbot were slaughtered by the French cavalry commanded by the Duke of Bourbon and the Count of Foix.

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962892—    
1968994+11.4%
19751,424+43.3%
19823,726+161.7%
19905,732+53.8%
19995,581−2.6%
20086,796+21.8%

See also

References

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.