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
Department Rhône
Arrondissement Lyon
Canton Saint-Fons
Intercommunality Lyon
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Yves Blein
Area1 9.64 km2 (3.72 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 9,672
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,600/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 Rhône department in eastern France.

Feyzin takes part of Grand Lyon.

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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