|Metropolis||Metropolis of Lyon|
|• Mayor (2015-2020)||Jean-Michel Longueval (PS)|
|Area1||10.3 km2 (4.0 sq mi)|
|• Density||3,800/km2 (9,900/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||69029 / 69500|
|Elevation||183–221 m (600–725 ft)
(avg. 212 m or 696 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.
The earliest traces of life in Bron can be found in the cemetery and date from 71 BC. The town as it is today did not take shape until approximately 1812.
Bron has a fort (erected between 1872 and 1876).
- 24 (Bachut – Bron – Sept Chemins)
- 25 (Cordeliers – Gare Part-Dieu – Montchat – Sept Chemins)
- 26 (Bachut – Bron Aéroport – Manissieux)
- 64 (Laurent Bonnevay – La Soie – Bron Droits de l'Homme)
- 68 (Vaulx-en-Velin La Soie – Chassieu – Azieu)
- 78 (Mermoz-Pinel – Parc du Chêne – Sept Chemins)
- 79 (Grange Blanche – Bron – Décines or Chassieu)
- 81 (Laurent Bonnevay – Bron – Porte des Alpes)
- 82 (Vaulx-en-Velin La Soie – Bron – La Borelle)
- C17 (Charpennes - Laurent Bonnevay)
Lyon-Bron Airport (technically located in the communes of Chassieu and Saint-Priest) has existed since 1920, although much of its commercial activity was diverted to Satolas (Saint-Exupéry International Airport), Lyon's main airport, in 1975.
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