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Coat of arms of Messimy
Coat of arms
Messimy is located in France
Coordinates: 45°41′56″N 4°40′29″E / 45.6989°N 4.6747°E / 45.6989; 4.6747Coordinates: 45°41′56″N 4°40′29″E / 45.6989°N 4.6747°E / 45.6989; 4.6747
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Rhône
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Lyon
Canton Canton of Vaugneray
Intercommunality Communauté de communes des Vallons du Lyonnais
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Catherine Di Folco
Area1 11.1 km2 (4.3 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 3,128
 • Density 280/km2 (730/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 69131 / 69510
Elevation 257–606 m (843–1,988 ft)
(avg. 350 m or 1,150 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.

Messimy is a commune in the Rhône department in eastern France.

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