Metropolis o Lyon

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Metropolis of Lyon

Métropole de Lyon
Location o Metropolis o Lyon in Fraunce
Location o Metropolis o Lyon in Fraunce
The ceety (commune) o Lyon (in reid) an 58 suburban communes (in blue) mak up the Metropolis.
The ceety (commune) o Lyon (in reid) an 58 suburban communes (in blue) mak up the Metropolis.
Coordinates: 45°45′27″N 4°51′14″E / 45.75750°N 4.85389°E / 45.75750; 4.85389Coordinates: 45°45′27″N 4°51′14″E / 45.75750°N 4.85389°E / 45.75750; 4.85389
KintraFraunce
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
PrefecturLyon
Govrenment
 • Preses o the Metropolitan cooncilDavid Kimelfeld (PS)
Area
 • Total533.68 km2 (206.05 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)37.4% in the communes o Lyon
 • Tot1,370,678
 • Density2,600/km2 (6,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Depairtment nummer69M
Arrondissements1
Cantonsnone
Communes59
Wabsteidwww.grandlyon.com

The Metropolis o Lyon (French: métropole de Lyon), an aa kent as Grand Lyon (i.e. "Greater Lyon"), is a French territorial collectivity (collectivité territoriale) wi special status locatit in the central Eastern region o Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, encompassin the ceety o Lyon an some o its suburbs.