2nd arrondissement of Lyon

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2nd arrondissement of Lyon
French municipal arrondissement
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Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Rhône
Arrondissement Lyon
Intercommunality Urban Community of Lyon
Commune Lyon
Government
 • Mayor Denis Broliquier
Area
 • Total 3.41 km2 (1.32 sq mi)
Population (8 March 1999 census)[p]
 • Total 27,977
 • Density 8,200/km2 (21,000/sq mi)
^[p] Population sans doubles comptes: single count of residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel).

The 2nd arrondissement of Lyon is one of the nine arrondissements of the City of Lyon.

History[edit]

The first five arrondissements of Lyon were created by the Decree of March 24, 1852, which included the 2nd arrondissement.

The current mayor is Denis Broliquier.

Geography[edit]

Plan of the 2nd arrondissement of Lyon

Area and demographics[edit]

The 2nd arrondissement is the most commercial and most lively ones of Lyon.

Districts[edit]

The districts (quarters) of the 2nd arrondissement are :

Streets and squares[edit]

Landmarks and monuments[edit]

St-Martin-d'Ainay

Transportation[edit]

This zone is served by the metro lines A and D :

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lyon 2ème arrondissement Grandlyon.com (Retrieved May 23, 2009)
This article incorporates information from the revision as of 2009-05-23 of the equivalent article on the French Wikipedia.

Coordinates: 45°45′14.8″N 4°49′44.68″E / 45.754111°N 4.8290778°E / 45.754111; 4.8290778