8th arrondissement of Lyon

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8th arrondissement of Lyon
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Coordinates: 45°44′5.36″N 4°52′5.3″E / 45.7348222°N 4.868139°E / 45.7348222; 4.868139Coordinates: 45°44′5.36″N 4°52′5.3″E / 45.7348222°N 4.868139°E / 45.7348222; 4.868139
CountryFrance
RegionRhône-Alpes
MetropolisLyon Metropolis
ArrondissementLyon
CommuneLyon
Government
 • MayorChristian Coulon
Area
 • Total6.67 km2 (2.58 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
 • Total85,610
 • Density13,000/km2 (33,000/sq mi)
1 Population sans doubles comptes: single count of residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel).

The 8th arrondissement of Lyon is one of the 9 arrondissements of Lyon.

Geography[edit]

Quarters[edit]

  • Le Bachut
  • Monplaisir Ville
  • Monplaisir La Plaine, usually known as La Plaine
  • Mermoz Nord
  • Mermoz Sud
  • Les États-Unis
  • Le Transvaal
  • Laënnec
  • Le Grand Trou

Streets[edit]

Monuments[edit]

Demography[edit]

Historical population of 8th arrondissement of Lyon
Year1968197519821990199920052006
Population70,31775 900[2]76 323

Transports[edit]

The 8th arrondissement is the beginning of the A43 motorway (to Grenoble and Chambéry).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Population de Lyon" (in French). Mairie du 8e. Archived from the original on 23 November 2008. Retrieved 6 January 2010.

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