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Talence is a city in south-western France, in the southern suburbs of Bordeaux. It is the fourth largest city in the department of Gironde after Bordeaux, Merignac Pessac. The inhabitants are Talençais. City Talence houses the College of Science and Technology of the University of Bordeaux (formerly Bordeaux 1 University) and many schools, engineering schools ( Arts et Métiers ParisTech, NCSS, ENSEIRB- MMK, Sup - Ago -Bordeaux Institute optical Aquitaine ), business schools ( Bordeaux School of Management and Architecture ( ENSAP ), 

The common urban area located in the Bordeaux urban area south of Bordeaux is part of the first belt. The territory of the present city of Talence was long covered with forests that were scattered hamlets. The presence of these forests would be the origin of the name Talence. The latter effect would be derived from the word "tala," which means "chopping wood." This is the 13th century that gave names like Talanssa,  Talencia, and Talancé. 

The real stand of Talence, which was constantly a devastated place (looting and devastation caused by constant wars), in the 17th century. The proximity of Bordeaux and the presence of three major trade routes (Bayonne, Toulouse, and Tests ) attracted the rich bourgeois of Bordeaux. Many wealthy Bordeauxers built their castles and magnificent houses in Talence. 

Thus,, the banker Samuel Charles Peixotto would build what would later become the mayor of the city. In 1783, a Portuguese family of exiles fleeing the Inquisition, the Raba, entrusted Victor Louis, the architect of the Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux, with the construction of a dwelling and the construction of a park whose reputation exceeds the boundaries of the municipality. 

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