Saint-Priest, Rhône

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Saint-Priest
Coat of arms of Saint-Priest
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Saint-Priest is located in France
Saint-Priest
Saint-Priest
Coordinates: 45°41′50″N 4°56′41″E / 45.6972°N 4.9447°E / 45.6972; 4.9447Coordinates: 45°41′50″N 4°56′41″E / 45.6972°N 4.9447°E / 45.6972; 4.9447
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Rhône
Arrondissement Lyon
Canton Saint-Priest
Intercommunality Lyon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Martine David (PS)
Area
 • Land1 29.71 km2 (11.47 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 41,127
 • Population2 density 1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 69290 / 69800
Elevation 189–263 m (620–863 ft)
(avg. 208 m or 682 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.

Saint-Priest is a commune in the Rhône department in south eastern France.

It is the fourth-largest suburb of the city of Lyon, and is located to its southeast side. The Gare de Saint-Priest railway station is served by local trains to Lyon, Grenoble and Chambéry.

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