4th arrondissement of Lyon

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4th 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 David Kimelfeld
Area
 • Total 2.93 km2 (1.13 sq mi)
Population (8 March 1999 census)[p]
 • Total 33,797
 • Density 12,000/km2 (30,000/sq mi)
^[p] Population sans doubles comptes: single count of residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel).

The 4th arrondissement of Lyon is one of the nine arrondissements of the City of Lyon.

History[edit]

The 4th arrondissement of Lyon was created on 24 March 1852 (date of creation of the first five arrondissements), with the same borders of the old town of La Croix-Rousse.

Dominique Bolliet (PS) is currently the mayor of this arrondissement.

Geography and equipments[edit]

Area and demography[edit]

Quarters[edit]

  • Plateau de la Croix-Rousse
  • Serin-Gillet
  • Gros Caillou

Streets and squares[edit]

  • Place de la Croix-Rousse
  • Boulevard de la Croix-Rousse
  • Grande Rue de la Croix-Rousse
  • Boulevard des Canuts
  • Rue Hénon
  • Montée de la Boucle
  • Esplanade du Gros Caillou
  • Parc de la Cerisaie
  • Parc Francis Popy
  • Parc du Clos Carret
  • Rue d'Austerlitz
  • Rue Dumenge

Animation[edit]

Sportive equipments[edit]

  • Stade Grégory Coupet
  • le Clos Jouve (Haut lieu de la Boule Lyonnaise)

Monuments and buildings[edit]

Jardin Rosa Mir
The Maison Brunet, viewed from the Saône
  • Statue de Jacquard
  • Jardin Rosa Mir
  • Villa Gillet
  • Maison Brunet
  • Sculpture Le Chant des Canuts, a 1984 statue made by Georges Salendre, and installed in a square near the city hall

Art[edit]

  • Théâtre de la Croix-Rousse
  • Maison des Canuts

Events[edit]

  • Every day except Monday, the market in La Croix-Rousse (a bio market on Saturday morning), located along the boulevard de la Croix-Rousse, on nearly 1 km
  • Every Saturday and Sunday morning, the town crier
  • Every year in September, the harvest of the République des Canuts (Parc de la Cerisaie)
  • Every year in October and November, the chestnuts vogue
  • During the second weekend of September, the Grande Braderie, located the Grande Rue and the Place de la Croix-Rousse

Transports[edit]

This zone is served by :

  • Metro line C
  • Buses : 2, 33, 45, 61
  • Trolleys : 6, 13, 18

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 45°46′40.69″N 4°49′40.53″E / 45.7779694°N 4.8279250°E / 45.7779694; 4.8279250