Targon

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Targon
Skyline of Targon
Coat of arms of Targon
Coat of arms
Location of Targon
Targon is located in France
Targon
Targon
Targon is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Targon
Targon
Coordinates: 44°44′08″N 0°15′45″W / 44.7356°N 0.2625°W / 44.7356; -0.2625Coordinates: 44°44′08″N 0°15′45″W / 44.7356°N 0.2625°W / 44.7356; -0.2625
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentGironde
ArrondissementLangon
CantonL'Entre-Deux-Mers
IntercommunalityTargonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Richard Pezat
Area
1
25.88 km2 (9.99 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,087
 • Density81/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
33523 /33760
Elevation37–118 m (121–387 ft)
(avg. 57 m or 187 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Targon is a commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19621,084—    
19681,132+4.4%
19751,195+5.6%
19821,435+20.1%
19901,609+12.1%
19991,685+4.7%
20051,844+9.4%
20101,851+0.4%
20152,047+10.6%

Sights and monuments[edit]

  • Église Saint-Romain de Targon, 12th century Romanesque church, listed as a monument historique since 1925.[2]
  • Église de Montarouch, 13th century Romanesque church, once the property of the Knights Hospitaller, now in ruins, listed as a monument historique since 1925.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Ministry of Culture: Eglise Saint-Romain ‹See Tfd›(in French)
  3. ^ Ministry of Culture: Ruines de l'église de Montarouch ‹See Tfd›(in French)