8th arrondissement of Lyon

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8th 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 Christian Coulon
Area
 • Total 6.67 km2 (2.58 sq mi)
Population (8 March 1999 census)[p]
 • Total 70,317
 • Density 11,000/km2 (27,000/sq mi)
^[p] Population sans doubles comptes: single count of residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel).

The 8th arrondissement of Lyon is one of the 9 arrondissements of Lyon.

History[edit]

Geography[edit]

Quarters[edit]

  • Le Bachut
  • Monplaisir Ville
  • Monplaisir La Plaine, usually known as La Plaine
  • Mermoz Nord
  • Mermoz Sud
  • Les États-Unis
  • Le Transvaal
  • Laënnec
  • Le Grand Trou

Streets[edit]

  • Avenue Berthelot
  • Boulevard des États-Unis
  • Avenue Jean Mermoz
  • Place du 7 novembre
  • Place Général André
  • Avenue Paul Santy

Monuments[edit]

Demography[edit]

Historical population of 8th arrondissement of Lyon
Year 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2005 2006
Population - - - - 70,317 75 900[1] 76 323

Administration[edit]

Monuments[edit]

Transports[edit]

The 8th arrondissement is the beginning of the A43 motorway (to Grenoble and Chambéry).

Cultural activities[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population de Lyon" (in French). Mairie du 8e. Retrieved 6 January 2010. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 45°44′5.36″N 4°52′5.3″E / 45.7348222°N 4.868139°E / 45.7348222; 4.868139