Craponne

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For the 16th Century canal, see Canal de Craponne. For the 16th Century engineer, see Adam de Craponne.
Craponne
Commune
The town hall of Craponne
The town hall of Craponne
Coat of arms of Craponne
Coat of arms
Craponne is located in France
Craponne
Craponne
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Craponne is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Craponne
Craponne
Coordinates: 45°44′N 4°43′E / 45.74°N 4.72°E / 45.74; 4.72Coordinates: 45°44′N 4°43′E / 45.74°N 4.72°E / 45.74; 4.72
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Metropolis Metropolis of Lyon
Arrondissement Lyon
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Alain Galliano
Area1 4.62 km2 (1.78 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 10,165
 • Density 2,200/km2 (5,700/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 69069 /69290
Elevation 213–305 m (699–1,001 ft)
(avg. 285 m or 935 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.

Craponne is a commune in the Metropolis of Lyon in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France.

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