The Château du Vivier
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Yves-Marie Uhlrich (NC)|
|• Land1||8.45 km2 (3.26 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||2,200/km2 (5,700/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||69081 / 69130|
|Elevation||180–305 m (591–1,001 ft)
(avg. 211 m or 692 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.
The locality of Écully was originally covered with a forest of oaks. Aesculus, "oak" in Latin, which gives Esculiacus know several transformations: Excolliacus, Escullieu, Escully, Ecuilly, and finaly, Écully .
Leading institutions of higher education
- École centrale de Lyon
- EMLYON Business School
- Centre national de la recherche scientifique
- Paul Bocuse Institute
- French National Forensic Institute
Écully has four clinics: the Val d'Ouest, La Sauvegarde, Mon repos and Saint-Louis.
The city has a municipal swimming pool, several gyms, a bowling alley, a multipurpose room, a tennis court, a football and a rugby field.
- "Institut Paul Bocuse: Contact". Retrieved 2009-03-14.
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