The Château du Vivier
|Metropolis||Metropolis of Lyon|
|• Mayor (2014-2020)||Yves-Marie Uhlrich (NC)|
|Area1||8.45 km2 (3.26 sq mi)|
|• Density||2,100/km2 (5,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||69081 /69130|
|Elevation||180–305 m (591–1,001 ft)
(avg. 211 m or 692 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.
Écully is at 6 km of Lyon downtown. It offers a privileged lifestyle in the countryside just a few minutes from the downtown of the second largest metropolitan area in France. It is also one of the most exclusive towns of Lyon. The city is served by the Transports en commun lyonnais (TCL).
The botanist Antoine Cariot (1820–1883) was born in Écully.
The locality of Écully was originally covered with a forest of oaks. Aesculus, "oak" in Latin, which gives Esculiacus know several transformations: Excolliacus, Escullieu, Escully, Ecuilly, and finally, Écully .
Leading institutions of higher education
- École centrale de Lyon
- EMLYON Business School
- Centre national de la recherche scientifique
- Paul Bocuse Institute
- French National Forensic Institute
Écully has four clinics: the Val d'Ouest, La Sauvegarde, Mon repos and Saint-Louis.
The city has a municipal swimming pool, several gyms, a bowling alley, a multipurpose room, a tennis court, a football and a rugby field.
- "Institut Paul Bocuse: Contact". Retrieved 2009-03-14.
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