Arrondissement of Lyon

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Lyon
Arrondissement of France
The arrondissement of Lyon, surrounded by the department of Rhône
The arrondissement of Lyon, surrounded by the department of Rhône
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Metropolis of Lyon
Cantons 0
Communes 59
Prefecture Lyon
Area¹
 • Total 534 km2 (206 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 1,336,994
 • Density 2,500/km2 (6,500/sq mi)
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km² as well as the estuaries of rivers.

The arrondissement of Lyon is an arrondissement of France in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. It is coterminous with the Metropolis of Lyon, and consists of 59 communes. Before the creation of the Metropolis of Lyon on 1 January 2015, it was an arrondissement of the Rhône department and had 43 cantons and 162 communes. The communes that did not join the Metropolis of Lyon were integrated into the Arrondissement of Villefranche-sur-Saône.[1]

Composition[edit]

Communes[edit]

The communes of the arrondissement of Lyon are:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arrêté préfectoral n° 2014353-0002" (PDF). Préfecture régionale de Rhône-Alpes. 

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Coordinates: 45°46′01″N 4°50′03″E / 45.76694°N 4.83417°E / 45.76694; 4.83417