Feyzin

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Feyzin
Feyzin is located in France
Feyzin
Feyzin
Coordinates: 45°40′23″N 4°51′32″E / 45.673°N 4.859°E / 45.673; 4.859Coordinates: 45°40′23″N 4°51′32″E / 45.673°N 4.859°E / 45.673; 4.859
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Metropolis Metropolis of Lyon
Arrondissement Lyon
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Yves Blein
Area1 9.64 km2 (3.72 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 9,370
 • Density 970/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 69276 / 69320
Elevation 155–234 m (509–768 ft)
(avg. 204 m or 669 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.

Feyzin is a commune in the Metropolis of Lyon in Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France.

History[edit]

The refinery near Feyzin was the location of an explosion and fire on January 4, 1966 which resulted in the deaths of 18 people and the injury of 81.

Transports[edit]

There are many Bus Lines and the tramway line 4 direction Gare de Venissieux and 8th arrondissement.

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