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Bordeaux
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
Nouvelle Aquitaine
region, central France. It was created in January 2015, replacing the previous Communauté urbaine de Bordeaux.[1] Its population was 774,929 in 2014, of which 250,776 in Bordeaux
Bordeaux
proper.[2] Bordeaux
Bordeaux
Métropole encompasses only the center of the metropolitan area of Bordeaux
Bordeaux
(see infobox at Bordeaux
Bordeaux
article for the metropolitan area). Communes further away from the center of the metropolitan area have formed their own intercommunal structures, such as:

Community of Communes of Montesquieu (Communauté de communes de Montesquieu): 30,883 inhabitants Community of Communes of Cestas - Canéjan (Communauté de communes Cestas - Canéjan): 22,041 inhabitants Community of Communes of the Saint-Loubès Area (Communauté de communes du secteur de Saint-Loubès): 21,366 inhabitants etc.

Contents

1 History 2 Communes 3 Administration 4 Presidents of Metropolitan Bordeaux 5 References 6 External links

History[edit] The Urban Community of Bordeaux
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. On January 1, 2015, the Métropole replaced the Urban Community in accordance with a law of January 2014.[1][3][4] Communes[edit] The 28 communes of Bordeaux
Bordeaux
Métropole are:[1]

Ambarès-et-Lagrave Ambès Artigues-près-Bordeaux Bassens Bègles Blanquefort Bordeaux Bouliac Le Bouscat Bruges Carbon-Blanc Cenon Eysines Floirac Gradignan Le Haillan Lormont Martignas-sur-Jalle Mérignac Parempuyre Pessac Saint-Aubin-de-Médoc Saint-Louis-de-Montferrand Saint-Médard-en-Jalles Saint-Vincent-de-Paul Le Taillan-Médoc Talence Villenave-d'Ornon

Administration[edit] The Metropolitan Council consists of 101 members, one of them being the president, currently Alain Juppé, the mayor of Bordeaux. Presidents of Metropolitan Bordeaux[edit]

Name Dates du mandat Parti Notes

Jacques Chaban-Delmas

1967 1977

UDR

Mayor of Bordeaux
Bordeaux
/ Deputy of Gironde

Michel Sainte-Marie

1977 1983

PS

Deputy of Gironde
Gironde
/ Mayor of Mérignac

Jacques Chaban-Delmas

1983 1995

RPR

Mayor of Bordeaux
Bordeaux
/ Deputy of Gironde

Alain Juppé

1995 2004

UMP

Prime minister from 1995 to 1997 / Mayor of Bordeaux

Alain Rousset

2004 2007

PS

Mayor of Pessac
Pessac
/ President of Aquitaine Regional Council / Resigned because of overlapping mandates

Vincent Feltesse

2007 2014

PS

Mayor of Blanquefort in 2012 / Deputy of Gironde

Alain Juppé

2014

UMP

LR

Prime minister from 1995 to 1997 / Mayor of Bordeaux, premier president of Bordeaux
Bordeaux
Métropole

References[edit]

^ a b c "Décret n° 2014-1599 du 23 décembre 2014 portant création de la métropole dénommée «  Bordeaux
Bordeaux
Métropole » Legifrance". Retrieved 2017-06-29.  ^ BANATIC, Périmètre des EPCI à fiscalité propre. Accessed 2017-06-28. ^ (in French) Loi n° 2014-58 du 27 janvier 2014 de modernisation de l'action publique territoriale et d'affirmation des métropoles ^ (in French) Naissance de Bordeaux
Bordeaux
Métropole Archived January 18, 2015, at the Wayback Machine.

External links[edit]

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Bordeaux
Bordeaux
Métropole website

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Métropoles in France

Intercommunality metropolis with special status

Aix-Marseille Paris

Intercommunality metropolis

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Territorial collectivity metropolis

Lyon

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Bordeaux
Bordeaux
Métropole

Ambarès-et-Lagrave Ambès Artigues-près-Bordeaux Bassens Bègles Blanquefort Bordeaux Bouliac Le Bouscat Bruges Carbon-Blanc Cenon Eysines Floirac Gradignan Le Haillan Lormont Martignas-sur-Jalle Mérignac Parempuyre Pessac Saint-Aubin-de-Médoc Saint-Louis-de-Montferrand Saint-Médard-en-Jalles Saint-Vincent-de-Paul Le Taillan-Médoc Talence Villenave-d'Ornon

Coordinates: 44°50′N 0°35′W / 44.84°N 0.58°W / 44.84; -0.58

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